Wellbutrin Withdrawal Symptom List.
Wellbutrin withdrawal symptoms can
occur at any dosage. A Wellbutrin withdrawal symptom can begin
within eight hours of a missed dose and can last from one to eight
weeks. The particularly nasty withdrawal symptoms can
easily last beyond eight weeks.
Obviously, the best way to avoid Wellbutrin withdrawal is to avoid
Wellbutrin. Consider using Deprex, the natural alternative, for
depression symptoms. Deprex quickly,
safely, effectively and gently eases depression symptoms without
the side effects or withdrawal symptoms typically associated with
Wellbutrin and other antidepressants. If using Wellbutrin for
Attend is an
excellent alternative to dangerous drugs.
If already using Wellbutrin, the best advice is to taper off
slowly instead of going “cold turkey.” It is important to develop
a specific tapering schedule with your health care provider to
minimize Wellbutrin withdrawal symptom. Anyone discontinuing
Wellbutrin runs the risk of suffering from withdrawal symptoms.
Over 50 different symptoms have been reported with antidepressant
withdrawal, with dizziness nausea, fatigue, headache, gait
instability and insomnia the most common. The lucky ones will
experience only minor Wellbutrin withdrawal symptom effects. They
might even blame their Wellbutrin withdrawal symptom list on the
flu. For others, the Wellbutrin withdrawal symptoms are
Effexor, Paxil, Zoloft and Lexapro top the
“Worst Offenders” list of withdrawal symptoms. Almost 80 percent
of people experience withdrawal symptoms when discontinuing
Effexor. At least half the people who stop using Paxil experience
Withdrawal is most common with antidepressants that have a short
half-life. A half-life is the amount of time it takes for half the
drug to clear from your body. Effexor, tricyclics, MAOIs and most
SSRIs all have the potential to cause withdrawal symptoms.
Of the SSRIs, Prozac generally causes the least amount of
withdrawal symptoms because of its long half-life of two to four
days. In comparison, Effexor has a half-life of about five hours.
Effexor withdrawal symptoms can begin after missing a single dose.
Wellbutrin Withdrawal Symptom List:
Muscle and joint pain
Jolting electric "zaps”
Sleep disturbance and insomnia
Flu symptoms and general malaise
Memory and concentration difficulties
Chills and hot flashes
One particularly disturbing antidepressant withdrawal symptom is
hallucinations. While working through the physical and emotional
effects of Wellbutrin withdrawal symptoms, hallucinations can make
the sufferer feel as if they are going crazy. You are not going
crazy. You unwittingly became hooked on a drug that your doctor,
by prescribing it, told you was okay.
In addition to withdrawal, Wellbutrin has other
side effects. The FDA
has warned that using Wellbutrin can increase the risk of
suicide and deeper
Like Celex, Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft and other SSRI antidepressants,
Deprex aids in the production, increase and release of serotonin.
Unlike prescriptive antidepressant medications, Deprex is a
non-prescriptive, all-natural “antidepressant” that provides the
necessary dietary precursors to complement the body's own ability
to produce and release Serotonin. Deprex also affects
Norepinephrine activity while reducing Cortisol secretion. This
natural rebalancing of brain biochemistry calms anxiety while
easing depression - all without side effects.
Do not stop taking Wellbutrin without first
talking to your doctor. Your doctor may need to gradually reduce
the dose before stopping Wellbutrin completely. Suddenly stopping
Wellbutrin may cause unpleasant and potentially serious side
*This antidepressant drug information does not
endorse Wellbutrin, diagnose patients or recommend therapy. The
information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible
warnings, uses, precautions, drug interactions, allergic
reactions, or adverse side effects of Wellbutrin. If you have
questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your health
care provider or pharmacist. The information provided should not
be construed to indicate that Wellbutrin is safe, effective or