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Suffering from anxiety. Taking cepralex. Will wellbutrin medication help?

i have anxiety since 1997 i use to take a different pills for a while then change it by doctor advise ,ended by taking cepralex 25mg from 8 years didnt fix the problem 100% but not bad now I start to feel bad again like getting always scared to get any disease or pain .going to visit doctor is a big problem its get me the attack, scared to hear any bad things so always i avoid to go except if am oblige so my doctor advise me to take or to add wellbutrin 150mg what do u think its a good solution ? do u think its ok to get the cipralex too ?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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Dec 2014
hello cha****
so you are having anxiety for about 16 years now and you have tried number of medications and you are currently more or less stable on cipralex 25 mg. (escitalopram) with minor exacerbations of symptoms periodically. escitalopram is a SSRI group drug which is one of safest drug and highly effective for anxiety symptoms and depression. addition of Wellbutrin (Bupropion) 150 can improve the symptomatology but changing to wellbutrin is not a good idea. apart from this you can try to control your symptoms by behavior therapy or by taking clonazepam on sos basis in lower doses.
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Answered: Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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