Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

128 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

How long does it take for Wellbutrin to work for depression?

Answered by
Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe


Practicing since :2014

Answered : 2229 Questions

Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018 in Mental Health
Question: Hello u can see from my previous posts i am using wellbutrin today is my 15th day. Things had been better side effects all went away except anxiety and today i had more depression than usual is it still adjusting to my body or its not working?
Answered by Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe 4 hours later
Brief Answer:

Detailed Answer:
Hello, and thanks for your question.

It can take as long as 6-8 weeks to experience the full antidepressant and anti-anxiety effects of Wellbutrin. It has only been 2 weeks so far. Be patient, and you are likely to see improved mood and anxiety over the next several weeks.

Dr. Sheppe
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on