Generic Name: Xalatan
What is Xalatan?
I saw my doctor today and was prescribed Wellbutrin SR for the GAD and mild depression. I have seen many posts where people describe suffering from paranoia, uncontrollable emotions and sudden anger while on this medication. What can I really expect from this medication.
Any input would be greatly appreciated. I take Wellbutrin SR and I really haven't noticed anything out of the ordinary. I do get hand tremors at times but that could be from my other meds.
Kathy imhurtin, Jan 3, 2003 2 Hi Gracie, I've been on wellbutrin over 2 years now, and I never had the side effects you described. I started out with the lowest dose, I guess they were worried about seizures. I didn't get that way with prozac, or zoloft, they made me so laid back I wanted to sleep all the time. At the time, that was welcome, I hadn't slept well for years, but after awhile, I felt lazy.
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How should I take Xalatan?
In adults, the usual dosage of Wellbutrin SR is 300mg daily which has to be taken as two 150mg tablets per day. Initially, a daily dosage of 150mg is prescribed to be taken in the morning which is gradually increased to the target dose of 300mg per day within four days of starting the treatment, depending on the tolerance level of the patient.
It is important for you to maintain an eight hour interval between the two doses. Once Wellbutrin SR is well tolerated by you, your doctor will gradually increase the dosage from 300mg per day to a maximum of 400mg per day, to be taken as two 200mg tablets daily with an eight hour interval between the doses. An increment in dose may also be considered if there is no marked improvement in your condition even after several weeks of treatment with the normal daily dosage of 300mg per day.
This will result in alleviating restlessness, insomnia and general agitation usually associated with patients undergoing treatment for depression. It is important for you to remember that under no circumstances should the daily intake of Wellbutrin SR exceed 400mg per day with no single dose exceeding 200mg. Never crush, divide or chew your tablet as this may increase the potentiality of the medicine and thereby induce risks of seizure.
What should I avoid while taking Xalatan?
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Xalatan side effects
You probably will not want to do that right off. If your system is used to the extended-release version, it may not react well to the "dumping" of immediate-release.
Probably the easiest way to go off 300mg Wellbutrin XL is to get your prescription filled with 150mg Wellbutrin XL tablets and 75mg Wellbutrin IR immediate-release tablets.
The prescription would be written for "one 150mg Wellbutrin XL tablet and two 75mg Wellbutrin IR tablets per day, taken in divided doses, for a total of 300mg per day. The minimum tapering interval we recommend is every 2 weeks. Reduction 8: 150mg per day -- a 150mg Wellbutrin XL tablet in the morning.
Common Xalatan ide effects may include:
Store out of direct sunlight.
Wellbutrin SR is found in breast milk.
This is definitely drug abuse and possible addiction.
Can snortin Bupropion hcl xl and does it get u high.
Of course we are going to hear all the bad reports on a drug!. But, we must remember that there is a LOT of more good reports out there, we just don't hear about those.
Wonder why that is.
Where can I get more information?
So I want to know is if anyone felt this before and how long will this last.
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