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Re: Adult ADD - Prozac and Wellbutrin suppliment

Posted by barbara on September 27, 1998, at 22:03:35

In reply to Adult ADD - Prozac and Wellbutrin suppliment, posted by CP Smith on September 26, 1998, at 23:15:57

> Has anyone had experience combining Prozac and Wellbutrin. I have done some reading on Prozac and seem to be exhibiting some of the emotional side effects - emotional numbness and progressively decreasing ambitions, that can be associated with SSRI usage. Wellbutrin seems to overcome these side effects and can be used concurrently.

> Can anybody shed some light on this?

Numbness - I think I quit feeling - it was pretty bad and I did not know it was even happening until I was almost non-functional - not depressed either.

My doctor switched me to Wellbutrin at the time we stopped the Prozac - but I crahed (became chemically depressed due to withdrawal? or just depressed/) so he gave me Cytomel .025 once a day with the Wllbutrin and Dexedrine. I felt better almost immediately. This is the 5th day on Cytomel and going into 3rd week on Wellbutrin and feel better than ever.

The numbness is not uncommon. I am glad yourecognized it - Ireceived e-mail from people who ffnally realize what has been wrong with them for a very long time and are discussing the problem gfor the 1st time with their doctor. ThankGod for these boards.

Good luck!!




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