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wellbutrin

I've been taking wellbutrin sr -1/150mg/day for about a year and want to discontinue wellbutrin and want to start taking lexapro 10mg/day-what is proper protocol?
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With an exended release tablet there really is no way taper the dose.  I don't think there is any reason not to simply discontinue the welbutrin and start on the new drug.
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How are you doing these days?

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I have been on this medication a couple times and my Dr said it is not as important to taper with this as some other medications but I was on 2 150mg tabs daily. There are lower dose tabs though so once I did go to 75mg twice a day and then 75mg once a day and then 75mg every other day. I did each for about 4 days. I didn't have any problems the other times that I just stopped though. Good Luck
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