Wellbutrin for Anxiety?

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   Posted 7/7/2008 3:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone tried Wellbutrin XL for anxiety? i know it's an anti-depressant but I was curious. Thanks.

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   Posted 7/7/2008 3:37 PM (GMT -6)   
I take a low dose of Wellbutrin (75mg 1x/day). I had panic attacks for the first few days, but then they went away and since then I've been feeling better. It just takes a bit of the edge off the anxiety/depression and makes it more manageable. A few weeks ago I tried to push my dose up to 100mg 1x/day, but that was too much and I felt really "blah." That's the only way I can describe the feeling. I'd recommend starting off slowly and working your way up to a higher dose once you see whether it will help your anxiety.
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   Posted 7/7/2008 7:26 PM (GMT -6)   

Thanks laurar,

I have not used this med but I have read of members that have done well on it.  Of course everyone is different.


Welcome to Haelwing Well and the A & P Forum. You've found a safe, caring , and reliable support community for people battling Anxiety and Panic.. We have many members here who will be glad to lend an ear, offer information, and provide support for people who need it.

I am sure you will hear from others re your question.

Again a warm welcome




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