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Should I Take Wellbutrin If I Have Aids

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Wellbutrin/PI's and Neuropathy

I read a brief question about Wellbutrin and neuropathy and the answer said that caution should be taken in prescribing Wellbutrin with protease inhibitors. I had neuropathy about 8-9 years ago from Zerit. Once the Zerit was stopped, it took about...
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Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...persons who have good viral control and intermediate CD4 count over many years. The usual concern with protease inhibitors and Wellbutrin is a potential for an increase in the Wellbutrin (buproprion) levels. I have had a number of patients on... Read more »

Wellbutrin and Neuropathy

Do you select only certain questions to answer?I posted two days ago a question about side effects from Wellbutrin and have yet to see a response. Sorry, just anxious. thanks, Bruce
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you are having neuropathy while HIV infected and on HIV meds and Wellbutrin it is unlikely that the neuropathy is due to the Wellbutrin. Wellbutrin has to be used with caution in patients on protease Read more »

Sustiva and Wellbutrin interactions

A patient of mine (I'm a psychiatrist) told me he had recently read about interactions between Sustiva and Wellbutrin, both medications he is currently taking, along with several others for HIV and for depression. I have not found anything about...
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Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have numerous patients on that combination with no problem. There is a concern about Wellbutrin and many of the protease inhibitors but Sustiva has generally been OK. KH Read more »

Wellbutrin and Amprenavir?

Recently a psychiatrist with few HIV patients switched me to Wellbutrin after I had a severe allergic reaction to Celexa. It is really working well, but the label says not to use it with PIs. Since Amprenavir is a different class than the older...
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Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...others. There has been one laboratory study looking at the potential for drug to drug interactions between HIV medicines and wellbutrin. This one study suggests that there may be a slight interaction between amprenavir and wellbutrin but it would... Read more »
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