I've been taking Wellbutrin XL at 150 mgs once a day for about four months off label for ADHD.
It's always done me pretty well, but yesterday I had a very scary afternoon and evening of shaking, rapid heatbeat, irregular vision and vomiting. I know this can be cause be this medicine. What is the safest way to taper off? My doctor can't be reached and I myself am leaving the country for vacation Sunday. Would I just space the xl pills out a few more hours gradually, of keep taking them and hope this does'nt happen again until I am able to get to the doc.
Thanks for your time!
The best way to get off completely is over a three week period, gradually decreasing the amount of the pill, and then the frequency, so that during the third week you are taking the smallest amount every third day, then stop.
Thanks for responding. I was able to get in touch with my doctor and he suspects this occured becuase I was give otc headached medicine that I did not know contained a very large of caffiene. We did agree that next time I go in for a visit that maybe we would try 100 mgs for me. I've been taking it for for months now, so some dose tinkering still may need to be done.
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