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Wellbutrin SR Missed Doses

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I have been on Wellbutrin SR twice a day for at least 6 months.  The other day, I forgot to take my morning dose until about 5pm.  I think I then took my evening dose at 9pm that night.  The next day, I forgot to take it again until about noon.  Although my anxiety was warranted, to some extent, it was WAY higher than it normally is even when I fear a conflict is going to happen.  Could my Missed doses have anything to do with this increased anxiety?

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Yes, it could. Are you BP or unipolar, or using the Wellbutrin for something else? People with BP tend to have more bobbles when they miss more than one or two days of meds, but also, your body expects the Wellbutrin dose, and is going to be unhappy if you keep missing it. Take it the way it's prescribed for a couple of weeks, and if you don't feel better, call your pdoc.

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I have to take Wellbutrin 3x a day. It’s been hard to keep up so I set alarms. If I can’t take it immediately I try to repeat in my head that I need to take it. That’s been working so far. I hope that helps. 

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