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Zoloft or Lexapro w/Welbutrin?

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Zoloft or Lexapro w/Welbutrin?

Postby bardan » Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:17 pm

I am on 20 MG of Lexapro right now. I JUST started taking a half of Wellbutrin with it..which will work my way up to a whole ... ( its only been a couple of weeks)
HOWEVER,
My doctor wants to be me on Zoloft ,and get off of Lexapro and Wellbutrin .....
*** I have anxiety,social phobia,flushing in my face for no reason,depression................
In anyone's experience, what worked best for you?
For these symptoms,should I stick to Lexapro/Wellbutrin ..... OR......get on Zoloft ?
Please help, Im really nervous about this. any info will help!
Also, I DONT WANT OT GAIN WEIGHT FROM THE ZOLOFT...( if it causes that)
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Zoloft or Lexapro w/Welbutrin?

Postby darcell61 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:19 pm

I would stick with Lexapro with the Welbutrin. Most antidepressants have side effects of weight gain Lexapro does too but rarely happens.
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Zoloft or Lexapro w/Welbutrin?

Postby yo » Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:35 pm

I take generic Wellbutrin SR (150 mg) in the morning, and Lexapro (10 mg) with dinner, for depression and anxiety. I've been taking that for over three years, and it's working very well for me.

The Wellbutrin SR seems to help me to be more alert and active - and wanting to do things - while the Lexapro makes me more mellow, and it helps me sleep better, too. They are relatively low doses of each medication, which keeps side effects at a minimum. I really can't tell I'm taking any medication at all.

There are a lot of people that take Wellbutrin with their SSRI's, it helps to counteract some of the possible side effects of the SSRI's - such as drowsiness, weight gain, and the sexual side effects. It really does make a difference!!

The last time I was in the doctor office, I had lost 8 lbs - not a lot, but in the right direction.

Taking the Wellbutrin, you might be able to drop your Lexapro dose, too.

Best of luck to you.
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Postby kian » Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:38 pm

DO NOT TAKE ZOLOFT, it made me suicidal
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