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Wellbutrin SR (Bupropion Hydrochloride ER Tablet)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Wellbutrin SR150 mg

Generic Equivalent of Wellbutrin SR

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Bupropion Hydrochloride ER Tablet100 mg
Bupropion Hydrochloride ER Tablet150 mg

Is A Prescription Required to Have Wellbutrin SR?

A Prescription is required to purchase Wellbutrin SR from reputable Canadian online pharmacy.

What Is Wellbutrin SR Used For?

Wellbutrin SR is prescribed by the doctor for providing relief from symptoms of depression such as feeling sad, change in weight or appetite, feeling tired, difficulty in concentrating or sleeping, headache, unexplained aches and pain in body.

What Is The Generic Form Of Wellbutrin SR?

The generic form of Wellbutrin SR is Bupropion Hydrochloride ER (extended release) and is manufactured by Sandoz in Canada.

How Is Wellbutrin SR Supplied and Stored?

Wellbutrin SR is manufactured by Valeant is available in dosage form of 150 mg in bottles of 60 and 180 tablets. The generic version of Wellbutrin SR (Bupropion hydrochloride-extended release) is available as 100 mg and 150 mg dosage in packaging of 90 and180 tablets.

The medication should be stored at a room temperature of 15°C to 25°C in a tightly closed container. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

What Is the Cost of Wellbutrin SR?

Our Canadawide pharmacy is pleased to offer you the Wellbutrin SR 150 mg at an unbeatable price of $332 for a supply of 180 tablets, which is $1.84 per unit. The generic Wellbutrin 150 mg (Bupropion hydrochloride) is available at a price of $52 for a supply of 180 tablets, which is $0.29 per unit. Compare Wellbutrin SR prices from the verified online pharmacies.

What is the Difference Between Wellbutrin XL and SR?

Wellbutrin SR is the sustained release formulation of bupropion hydrochloride, whereas Wellbutrin XL is the extended release formulation of the same ingredient. This means, that Wellbutrin SR is slowly released into the body throughout the day with the main aim of maintaining constant concentration of the drug in blood, whereas Wellbutrin XL releases the dose for an extended period of the day. The dose for Wellbutrin XL is once daily, whereas the dose for Wellbutrin SR is usually two times a day.

Is Bupropion Good For Anxiety?

Wellbutrin does not seem to be beneficial for anxiety, however if you experience anxiety as a symptom of major depressive disorder, it might be of some benefit. But if taken in high doses, Wellbutrin can worsen the anxiety symptoms.

Can Wellbutrin Be Used For ADHD?

Although not a first line medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Wellbutrin can be used to treat ADHD if you have co-existing conditions like depression. It is more helpful when prescribed in combination with other ADHD medication.

What Does Bupropion Do to The Brain?

Wellbutrin belongs to the class of antidepressants. The drug is thought to block the reuptake of dopamine and noradrenaline, which are linked with depression.

Can Wellbutrin Affect Memory?

Some reports suggest that Wellbutrin can cause decreased memory and lead to forgetfulness.

Can Wellbutrin Make You Lose Weight?

Clinical trials with Wellbutrin SR suggest that the drug causes weight changes, but these changes can be either increase or decrease in weight.

Can Wellbutrin Cause Anger Issues?

Some patients taking Wellbutrin can experience unusual feelings such as agitation, anxiety and hostility or may have impulsive thoughts to harm self or others.

How Long Does It Take For Wellbutrin SR To Get In Your System?

Physical symptoms such as disturbances in sleep, energy or appetite may get improved within 1-2 weeks of starting Wellbutrin. Improvement in these symptoms means that the medication is working. Other symptoms like lack of interest in activities and depressed mood may take 4-6 weeks to show improvement.

How Many Bupropion Does It Take To Overdose?

At doses higher than 450 mg, Wellbutrin can cause seizures and other serious side effects. To minimize the risk of seizures, single dose of Wellbutrin SR should not exceed 150 mg. Doses of Wellbutrin SR more than 150 mg/day should be given be given twice a day with a gap of at least 8 hours between the successive doses.

How Do You Take Wellbutrin SR?

It is very important to take Wellbutrin SR exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It should be taken at the same time every day. Do not crush, divide or chew the tablets. Never increase or decrease the dose of medication without consulting your doctor. Talk to your doctor before stopping the medication on your own.

Can You Drink Alcohol While Taking Wellbutrin SR?

Do not drink alcohol while taking Wellbutrin SR. if you drink alcohol and then stop suddenly, you might be at increased risk of having seizures. Be sure to discuss with your doctor about the use of alcohol before taking Wellbutrin SR.

What Should You Avoid While Taking Wellbutrin SR?

Wellbutrin SR can lead to impairment of your ability to perform tasks that need judgment or cognitive skills. Do not drink or operate heavy machinery, until you know how Wellbutrin affects you.

How is Wellbutrin SR Metabolized in Body?

The drug is extensively metabolized in liver and has a half-life of approximately 21 hours.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Wellbutrin SR?

Like all other medications, Wellbutrin SR can also cause side effects. However, these are temporary and most patients might not experience them. Most common side effects of Wellbutrin SR include headache, nausea, constipation, insomnia, dry mouth, shakiness, dizziness and ringing in ears. Some of the uncommon side effects are increased appetite, bloating, migraine and increased weight. Some patients might experience new agitation, anxiety and hostility or may have impulsive thoughts to harm self or others. Rare side effects of Welbutrin SR are seizures, severe allergic reactions with symptoms of skin rash, swelling of face, throat, troubled breathing, collapse, blackout, severe pain in muscles or joints, liver disorders such as hepatitis and jaundice, poor glucose control in blood, hallucinations, inability to urinate, aggression, low sodium levels in blood leading to confusion, weakness, tiredness, aches, stiff and uncoordinated muscles, rise in blood pressure.

What Are The Effects of Wellbutrin SR On Pregnancy And Newborns?

It has been reported that some newborns whose mothers took antidepressants like Wellbutrin SR during pregnancy developed complications at birth-time such as breathing and feeding difficulties, jitteriness, constant crying. If your baby experiences these symptoms, contact your health care professional immediately.

When Should You Not Take Wellbutrin SR?

Do not take Wellbutrin SR if you:
  • Are allergic to bupropion or any other ingredients in Wellbutrin SR
  • Are taking medicines which contain bupropion like Welbutrin XL or Zyban
  • Suffer from epilepsy or have a history of seizures
  • Are heavy drinker or has just stopped or are about to stop drinking
  • Have eating disorder such as binge eating (bulimia) or anorexia
  • Are taking an antipsychotic medicine known as thioridazine
  • Are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) for treatment of depression such as phenelzine sulphate, moclobemide
  • Have liver or kidney problems
  • Are pregnant or planning a pregnancy
  • Are breast-feeding

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before taking Wellbutrin SR?

Before you start taking Wellbutrin SR, be sure to tell your doctor if you:
  • Have epilepsy or have a history of seizures
  • Take any medicines that increase your chances of having a seizure such as antidepressants and antibiotics
  • Are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs
  • Have eating disorder like bulimia or anorexia
  • Have liver or kidney disorders
  • Have diabetes which is being treated with insulin or other anti-diabetic drugs
  • Have used over the counter dietary supplements
  • Have had a serious head injury
  • Drink alcohol
  • Are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breast-feeding

What Medicines Can Interact With Wellbutrin SR?

It is important to tell your health care professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs. Medicines which interact with Wellbutrin SR include:
  • Other anti-depressant medicines such as citalopram, paroxetine, venlafaxine
  • Antipsychotic medicines like thioridazine, haloperidol, risperidone
  • Drugs used to treat Parkinson’s disease such as levodopa, amantadine or orphenadrine
  • Medicines for the treatment of epilepsy like carbamazepine, phenytoin or phenobarbitone
  • Drugs used to treat cancer like cyclophosphamide or ifosfamide
  • Beta- blockers used to treat heart conditions like metoprolol
  • Medicines used to regulate heartbeats
  • Drugs used for treatment of blood clots like ticlopidine or clopidogrel
  • Tamoxifen (a medicine used for treatment of breast cancer)
  • Nicotine patches to prevent smoking
  • Drugs used to treat HIV infection (ritonavir or efavirenz)
  • Digoxin (a medicine used for treatment of congestive heart failure) and fast heartbeat
  • Alcohol

Where Can I Buy Wellbutrin SR Online?

If prescribed by your health care professional, Wellbutrin SR can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Wellbutrin SR Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped. For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 604-581-4000 or email us at


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