Help! Generic Wellbutrin Xl Side Effects !
Posted 21 May 2011 - 08:59 PM
Posted 21 May 2011 - 11:15 PM
Dry mouth is one of the typical side effects of Wellbutrin and most other antidepressants. I am guessing that the dry mouth led to the canker sore, which then got infected, which is why you had to be on antibiotics. You could check with your doctor to see if that's the case and what to do about it. It's not a side effect to tolerate because it's not good for your oral health.
Drink lots of water! It will probably help, and it won't hurt unless you drink something like 8 gallons a day (I heard of a woman who did exactly that and had to be in hospital; apparently even water, in excessive quantities, is toxic).
I just googled on "dry mouth treatment" (without the quotes) and got tons of hits, including an article on WebMD which could be helpful. They mention a drug called Salagen but also offer a number of non-drug alternatives.
Current Diagnosis: Bipolar disorder + PTSD
Current cocktail: Lamotrigine 287.5 mg, Seroquel XR 50 mg, Seroqel IR 50mg & PRN as needed, Wellbutrin SR 225 mg, Abilify 0.5 mg, Estradiol 1 mg, Aspirin 81 mg,
Supps: Calcium with Vitamin D, Vitamin D,
Posted 22 May 2011 - 01:12 AM
I am in full remission (DSM IV 296.36) from Depression. Insomnia, ADHD-PI, Epilepsy, and the Pseudoparkinsonian tremor are well controlled.
Psyc Meds: Forfivo XL 450 mg (Wellbutrin XL), Aripiprazole 15 mg (Abilify), Eszopiclone 6 mg (Lunesta), Vyvanse 70 mg (Lisdexamfetamine), Levetiracetam 2,000 mg (Keppra), Propranolol ER 60 mg (Inderal)
PRN: Clonazepam 1-2 mg (Klonopin), Lorazepam 1-4 mg (Ativan), Alprazolam 1-2 mg (Xanax), Dextroamphetamine 10-40 mg (Dexedrine), Propranolol 20-40 mg (Inderal), Ondansetron 8-16 mg (Zofran)
Supps: Multi-vitamin/mineral, Vitamin D-3 2,000 IU, Omega-3-acid ethyl esters 4 g (Lovaza), Hemp seed oil 2 g, CoQ10 100 mg, L-Glutathione 200 mg
Dx: Depression, Insomnia, ADHD-PI, Temporal Lobe Epilepsy, Dyspraxia, Tremor
I also take allergy and diabetes + it's complications meds.
All doses are a daily total.
Posted 22 May 2011 - 09:29 AM
Posted 17 June 2011 - 01:25 PM
Posted 18 June 2011 - 09:48 PM
Edited by egodystonic_james, 18 June 2011 - 09:52 PM.
-Bipolar 2 (mostly depressed phase)
-Somatoform Pain Disorder
-Cotard Delusion (in partial remission)(No longer in the DSM, but I sure as hell have it and have been dx'd with it)
BuSpar (generic buspirone) 15 mg four times daily
Remeron (generic mirtazapine 15 mg once daily at bedtime
trazodone (generic) 150 mg as needed once daily at bedtime
-Lpitor (brand atorvastatin) 20 mg daily
-Vitamin D 5000 IU
-Folic Acid 400 mcg
Posted 07 March 2012 - 03:49 PM
Past meds: Effexor, Lexapro, Fluoxetine , Bupropion XL ,Klonopin, Ativan, Nortriptyline ,Remeron
Diet: Strictly Vegetarian
“Sometimes fate is like a small sand-storm that keeps changing directions. You change direction, but the sand-storm chases you. You turn again, but the storm adjusts. Over and over you play this out, like some ominous dance with death just before death. Why? Because this storm isn't something that has nothing to do with you. This storm is you.”
― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
Posted 07 March 2012 - 08:25 PM
current rx: wellbutrin xl 450 mg, lamictal 300 mg, Haldol 0.5 mg, Saphris 5 mg
celexa, prozac, navane, xanax, klonopin, vistaril, effexor xr, lithium, abilify, benztropine, buspar, risperidone, trazadone, cogentin, latuda
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