Anti depressant meds
Jan 8, 2014
I'm currently on Truvada, Reyataz and Norvir and doing very well. Due to depression and anxiety I've been put on Wellbutrin & Urbanol. Is this ok for my kidneys, liver and health in general? If not what my alternatives?
Response from Dr. Fawcett
Wellbutrin is generally well-tolerated with antiretrovirals, however Norvir can cause increased blood levels of certain of the drugs you are taking Wellbutrin, clobazam (Urbanol), and some of the component drugs in Truvada. Be certain all prescribing physicians are aware of all the medications you are taking so any necessary dosage adjustments can be made.
Be cautious about abruptly stopping clobazam (Urbnol) which can cause seizures if you just stop using it. Follow your doctor's instructions if you decide to stop using it.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.