Wellbutrin Side Effects: Common, Severe, And Rare Reactions
Dry mouth, sore throat, or constipation you get while using Wellbutrin (Bupropion) shouldn’t scare you. Although more dangerous adverse effects can occur (confusion, fainting, aggressiveness, seizures, trouble concentrating, etc.), they are rare. Commonly, medication users experience the symptoms shown in this infographic. In any case, always follow the doctor’s instructions and report any changes you may notice.
AddictionResource authors share a few tips on how to avoid unpleasant symptoms. Given that some side effects are associated with higher dosages, you shouldn’t increase a prescribed dose. Take the pills as directed. Don't take two pills to catch up on the missed one.
Before getting a Wellbutrin prescription, tell your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have (or had) an eating disorder, angle-closure glaucoma, manic depression, or seizure disorder. Mention other medicines you are taking. Some drugs, substances, and supplements can negatively interact with Bupropion. Also, avoid alcohol as it can lead to neuropsychiatric events.