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Forum Name: Antidepressants

Question: mixing celexa and wellbutrin


 nadinepitre - Sat Apr 12, 2008 9:54 pm

i was wondering if this was okay
 Dr. E. Seigle - Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:13 pm

Hi nadinepitre,

Yes, combining Celexa and other so-called "SSRI' anti-depressants with Wellbutrin, on the advice of your treating physician, is a standard practice in treating depression which has not gone away with the use of one of the medications singly. Studies have shown an incremental improvement in the percentage of people who have a complete remission of depression when Wellbutrin is added to the SSRI (usually the SSRI is used first, but it can go the other way as well). Good luck!

-Eliot Seigle MD

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