The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Does Wellbutrin Interact With HIV Meds

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, you must take the correct dose so thatyou have the...
Ask the Experts


Hi there. Thanks in advance for your answers. I'm a 42 yrs old male with Hiv infection since 1993. I have exercised with weights since 1986 with some interruptions, but more or less constantly. I had Pneumonia in nov/2007 (CD4 count 113 at the...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...people with sleep apnea, is being used successfully in HIV fatigue. We do not know about potential drug interactions with HIV meds, though.There are options like green tea capsules, ginseng, and others have have worked for others. Read more »

Glucosimine Interacts with HIV Meds?

I have been diagnosed with Osteoarthritis. A friend told me about Glucosimine as an alternative treatment for Osteoarthritis, I need to know if this would have a effect on my current meds, which are Viracept (nelfinavir mesylate), epivir, Viread,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Glucosamine +/- chondroitin is used for osteoarthritis and should be OK with your HIV meds though caution and careful observation is advised. KH Read more »

Prozac & Wellbutrin

i recently started taking prozac a week ago which was added to wellbutrin sr 150mg. i was fine for the first week, lots of energy, and then all of a sudden i start feeling very tired and almost comatose, like a drugged feeling. i would lay down at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You don't provide any details regarding your HIV status or which HIV meds you are on (which could interact with your other meds). What you describe can happen with Prozac but would be somewhat unusual Read more »

HIV meds/herbal meds/smoking?

I am currently on Combivir and Viracept and I am trying to find a way to quit smoking. I have heard a lot of news about Zyban to help quit smoking. Can Taking Zyban or another kind of inhibitor to help quit smoking have interactions with my...
Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
...circumstances. Monitoring by a physician is necessary. It is the same drug as the antidepressant known as Wellbutrin. As with all meds, there are risks and possible side effects, but smoking is probably more risky in the long run! Regarding... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Retrieved July 2003 from Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from ... Read more »
Connect With Others

cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
...curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual Read more »

taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

HIV meds and Depression meds?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had some problems with depression, so my physician prescribed "Lexapro." I'm assuming that it should'nt be a problem w/ the meds I'm on already. I seem to be okay. Does anyone know anything about Lexapro? Read more »