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Forum Name: Antidepressants

Question: Wellbutrin drowsy side effects


 guitarboy86 - Sun Dec 11, 2005 1:06 am

I've been taking wellbutrin 75mg two times a day for a week and I just started taking 150mg twice a day. (I am also on adderall 30mg/day) I just took my second dose for the day and am really drowsy is this normal? should i be really concerned?
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sun Dec 11, 2005 3:31 am

User avatar Hello guitarboy86,
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Wellbutrin may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience dizziness or drowsiness, avoid these activities.
Dizziness may be more likely to occur when you rise from a sitting or lying position. Rise slowly to prevent dizziness and a possible fall.
You should inform your doctor about this if you are still experiencing it the next day.
If severe and sustained you may need a different antidepressant.

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