Mental health is as important as physical health. Sometimes, folks with symptoms of depression have to take certain medicine or drugs to help to get through the day. It is very important to know what and how each medicine works. Zoloft belongs to Sertraline family and it is usually used to treat depression, panic attack, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder and severe form of premenstrual syndrome. Zoloft is very well know medicine that helps balance serotonin in the brain.
You can also check out full article about benefits and side effects of zoloft in here. While wellbutrin helps people quit smoking cigarettes and marijuana. Unlike any other antidepressant, wellbutrin does not have any sides effects such as unwanted fat gain and sexual dysfunction. It has stimulant properties to help compulsive behavior and assist weight loss.
Some people have tried to take this combos of Wellbutrin and Zoloft together. Wellbutrin and Zoloft is not your typical antidepressant because at some cases it does not induce fatigue and actually helps people to get out of bed, get in the shower and go out in the world. People who have experienced taking these combination said that it is really works and been really amazing.
Benefits of Taking Zoloft and Wellbutrin Together
Drug interaction may varies and has benefits and different side effects for different people. But these are some experienced based benefits of taking zoloft and wellbutrin together
- As mood stabilizer for bipolar disorder and reveal anti-manic signs
- Treatment for ADHD
- Treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
- Increase focus, motivation and mood
- Increase sexual function
Precautions of Taking Zoloft and Wellbutrin Together
Downside wellbutrin is anxiety may increase because they does not appear to have any-anxiety effects and it does not help against panic attacks. Highly recommend to seek doctor advice, make sure to tell about all other medication you use, bleeding problem, low level sodium, heart disease, liver or kidney disease (such as showing symptoms of kidney stones), alcohol habits, drug use, vitamin, herbs and so on and following the right dose.
Wellbutrin should not be taken by anyone with eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia. FDA has approved Wellbutrin to treat major depressive disorder. Another side effects might be agitation or sleep trouble and can induce seizure
Combining these two together might increase the risk of seizure, if you are elderly, undergoing alcohol or drug withdrawal, has medical condition such as brain tumor or head trauma or history of seizures. They don’t necessarily need to be taken at the same time. You can take Zoloft at night and wellbutrin in the morning. Zoloft might have side effects such insomnia, loss of appetite, nausea, decrease interest in sex, and tremor.
Doctor prescribed certain medicine because they have thought that the benefits of taking wellbutrin and Zoloft together is greater than the risk of side effects. Do not start or stop taking antidepressant without doctor’s advice. Taking any medicine especially SSRI antidepressant during pregnancy may cause complication in the baby and relapse depression in your self. It is not allowed to anyone younger than 18 years old to take Zoloft as it is not approved for treating depression in children.