Bupropion is a form of anti-depressant medication that’s used in order to help deal with serious depressive disorder as well as seasonal affective disorder. There’s another brand (Zyban) that’s used in order to help people who want to stop smoking by decreasing the severity of cravings as well as other withdrawal effects.
What are some of the possible side effects you might face if you decide to use Bupropion?
Allergic Reactions-Signs include a hard time with breathing, skin rash, hives, swelling of the face, lips, tongue and throat.
Mood or Behavior changes
Eye pain or swelling
Seeing halos around lights
Rash or itching
General ill feeling
Unusual thoughts or behavior
Severe skin reactionfever
Swelling in your face or tongue
Burning in your eyes
Skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling
What are some of the more common side effects you face if you use this treatment?
Ringing in your ears
Loss of interest in sex
Mild itching or skin rash
Changes in appetite
Weight loss or gain
How do you know if you would benefit from a medication such as Bupropion?
You might be the type of person that doesn’t want to believe you need medication in order to deal with your depression. You might have tried other treatments such as natural supplements that were supposed to help or even therapy. After trying all of these things you find that you still struggle with depression and it seems to be getting worse. Why do you think this is? Well one reason might be because you have certain imbalances in your brain that are causing you to feel a certain way. This means no matter what you do, you’ll struggle with feelings of depression.
Depression can range in terms of how bad it can be. You can feel just a little sad and low energy to very depressed. At this stage you can begin thinking suicidal thoughts. Depression is something you have to get under control, because it controls every aspect of your life. Bupropion is a drug that can help you to get control over depression, but this doesn’t mean it’s going to be the best fit for everyone. So how can you be sure it’s a good fit? Well one way to get started is to speak with a doctor, but you’ll want to make sure you speak with one that knows this drug well.
The reason for this is because they can give you information on just how effective the drug is on average. In addition to this a doctor will be able to properly assess why you have serious depression in the first place. It’s very important to understand where your depression comes from, because if the goal is to get it under control the source has to be known. In some cases even if you have a serious problem there might be other reasons for it that have nothing to do with chemical imbalances. If this is the case, then giving you a drug such as Bupropion would prove more harmful then helpful to you.