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I've read on here that people are experiencing anger when on Wellbutrin and after reading that I'm wondering if that is happening to me also. I had thought the anger was independent of the drug, but it's getting worse and now I'm concerned it's the drug. I'm on 150 mg. I'm also on Lamictal 200mg. Would increasing the Lamictal help with anger, or is there something else that would help, not of the SSRI variety. Obviously I'll talk to the Dr about this but at over $100 per appointment I can't seem him every week. I could put up with the anger, but it's turning into rages and I feel exhausted afterwards and I have a sore throat from screaming.

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If you have started this med recently I would hold making these kind of associations until you have been on it for 4-8 weeks. These side effects can go away with a little time. 150 mg is just the starting dose. The US Prescribing Information says for depression the starting dose is 75 or 150 mg and the standard dose is 300 mg. 

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Thanks for your comment. I won't be going up any further than 150 mg as in Australia it costs a fortune with no rebate available. It's $60.69 for 30 pills. If I knew how to get hold of authentic Wellbutrin from overseas for cheaper than I would, but not sure if it's feasible. Yes, I do intend to stay on it for a decent amount of time to see how it goes.

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Thanks Notloki. I'll discuss the dosage issue with my Dr soon. It's sad that a person has to possibly stop a medication due to cost reasons. There's no way I can afford 300mg and it's possibly a waste of money being on 150mg. 

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Yes, it is a rather weak AD in terms of receptor binding so it takes a significant dose often to get effects. That's not to say that everyone has to take 300 mg for it to be effective, some do get effects at 150 mg. The generic can be quite cheap, it's $23.78 at the albertsons up the street for 30 300 mg XL tablets. You can also order through the web. The sticky part is getting an Australian script accepted here. I know it can be done, I just know nothing about the process. Albertsons is a major corporation with brick and mortar stores throughout the US. Certainly reputable. 

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