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Re: Do wellbutrin etc., inadvertently raise serato Ame Sans Vie

Posted by loolot on October 16, 2003, at 11:14:01

In reply to Re: Do wellbutrin etc., inadvertently raise seratonin? loolot, posted by Ame Sans Vie on October 15, 2003, at 19:52:53

> Actually, I believe Wellbutrin has a direct effect on serotonin... or so I've read. It may be similar to the weight-loss drug Meridia in this regard. That is, at lower doses it may be more selective for dopamine and norepinephrine, while exhibiting a bit of selectivity for serotonin at higher doses. In other words, the opposite of Effexor. I've read conflicting studies on Wellbutrin and it's serotonergic effects though, so I can't be sure.

Thanks ASV.
Do you have links to any articles?
This is interesting because my Pdoc was suggesting I could try and take a large dose (like 600 mg!) of Wellbutrin because mine is pooping out and nothing else seems to work.
Now I am thinking it isnt good idea,, bc I dont do well on seratonin, I think.
Are there any ADS which are not at all seratonergic? Maybe dopamine agonists?




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