I asked my ID for a recommendation on a smoking cessation and she suggested that i ask my PC for Wellbutrin. She said this was her “favorite” because its a stimulant that helps with depression/anxiety as well as a smoking cessation. I was wondering if anyone out there has ever taken this and what your experience was with it. Thankssss. Much loveeeee 🤪🤪
I'm currently taking it for depression and it's helping me but I don't smoke.
Dovato was first approved by the FDA in April 2019 as a complete regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis in 2018 due to the TDF component in Atripla. So switched to Biktarvy even though it still had TAF which which also could contribute to osteoporosis but at a 90% reduction compared to TDF. Dovato a two-drug combination that replaces the typical three-drug cocktail doesn't have anything resembling TDF or TAF according to my HIV specialist, who… read more
I keep trying too. And it's like I'm detoxing if I change. But, I thing afternoon like an hour after lunch seems to work best. Has anyone taken more meds? I also take adderall, BP meds, xanex, and now they want me to take Wellbutrin??? I am scared to put all this shit in me. I feel like crap. Like I sleep 15 hours a day. Through up. Nausea. Chills. Sweating. Vomiting. Bruises. Anxiety. I give up. I cried for almost an hour today bc I cant even walk my dog. :(
Just curious..... Do any of you take antidepressants in addition to your HIV meds? If so are there any additional side effects??
Do you suffer from anxiety, depression fear, anger …etc.? Has HIV prompted this or made it worse?
Do you think our primary care physicians and HIV facilities should look into short and long term effects on mental health with HIV infection?
Do you think it should be treated as a serious problem?
Hell yes to Infinity and beyond!