What Do You Take To Sleep With Wellbutrin?
Posted 29 September 2012 - 04:42 PM
Posted 29 September 2012 - 04:56 PM
I have found a good mix of zopiclone (Immovane) 5mg and .5 mg of clonazepam is enough to give me a good 8 hrs of sleep.
I might have to talk to the doctor about increasing the dosages though as we have just increased the wellbutrin.
Posted 29 September 2012 - 05:48 PM
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Posted 27 October 2012 - 12:05 PM
Current meds: Lexapro 20mg, Wellbutrin SR 150mg
As needed: Trazadone for sleep. Klonopin infrequently, Nuvigil for shift work.
Previous meds I tried: Paxil, Prozac, Cymbalta, Pristiq, Abilify, Buspar, Xanax, Depakote, Doxepin.
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:21 AM
Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:53 PM
Current Meds: Abilify 10 mg, WellButrin Xl 450 mg, Viibryd 50mg, Clonazepam 1mg, Trazadone 200mg, Deplin 15mg
Posted 19 November 2012 - 03:54 PM
My psychiatrist put me on 150mg of Seroquel XR and it works well for me.
FYI: For some reason it takes a long time to start working. I try to take it by 6:00pm, no later than 7:00pm. I usually go to bed around midnight. If I take it any later then 7:00pm I’m very groggy in the morning.
I haven't had luck with Trazodone, Melatonin, Ambien or Lunesta. Clonazepam works but 1) I have to take a lot of it and 2) I’m not really supposed to use it anymore.
You might ask your doctor or psychiatrist opinion on Seroquel XR if you are still having trouble.
Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:39 AM
When I went back on it this time, I just experimented with when I took the Wellbutrin to minimize the effects. For me, for some reason, I either have to take it before about 9am, or in the early afternoon for it to not keep me up at night. (I'm on the XR, so I guess it has something to do with the release of the drug in the body, and catching it at the right times)
Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:43 PM
I would ride out the insomnia and see if it subsides on its own. Now I'm hooked on sleeping aids- if I go two night without I get extremely nauseated.
Posted 04 December 2012 - 04:17 AM
Edited by Pelly, 04 December 2012 - 04:17 AM.
Posted 12 February 2013 - 04:18 PM
Quetiapine (Seroquel) 50mg, works very well for me.
I tried it for a couple of nights. Made me go to sleep but I was sleepy the next day.
Now I am having one dose of midazolam and half of zolpidem. Works most of the nights.
Posted 13 February 2013 - 03:41 PM
The first week of Wellbutrin I needed to take Benadryl 50-75mg to sleep. The side effect though was TERRIBLE dry mouth, since both Wellbutrin and Benadryl will dry you out.
I'm afraid to try a sleeping pill because of the side effects. I hate feeling groggy in the morning... especially because I work early and in a highly stressful situation.
Posted 24 March 2013 - 10:13 PM
I am taking 1 mg of Xanax at night (for leg cramps and teeth clenching) and wellbutrin during the day. I find that 1 mg relaxes me enough to sleep all night... sometimes I still wake up with leg cramps but I also take hylands leg cramps PM an hour after I take the Xanax.
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