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    Old 08-25-2010, 01:35 PM   #1
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    Bupropion and Valporic Acid

    Hi, just wondering if anyone is taking these two meds in thier cocktail. If so, what dosages and how are you doing?

    I'm at 500 mg Valporic Acid and 150 mg Bupropion daily.

    Bupropion = Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL

    Valporic Acid = epakeneŽ, DepakoteŽ, DepakoteŽ ER, DepakoteŽ Sprinkle, Divalproex sodium, Valproate sodium

     
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    Old 08-25-2010, 06:04 PM   #2
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    Re: Bupropion and Valporic Acid

    I am on 400mg Bupropion and 1000mg Depakote. How am I doing? The Depakote makes me sleep better at night, and helps me control my temper, the wellbutrin is an addition to Pristiq to work on as many neurotransmitters as possible.

    In addition to the mentioned drugs I am also on 30mg Vyvanse.

    So far so good, I still suffer from depression, but I make it!

     
    Old 08-25-2010, 09:09 PM   #3
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    Re: Bupropion and Valporic Acid

    Yeah, I'm still having some depression. I guess it's just good to know that I'm not the only one. I've been managing my Bipolarity (?) for two years now and one of the worst parts of it is the isolation. Thanks for the reply.

     
    Old 09-03-2010, 08:29 PM   #4
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    Re: Bupropion and Valporic Acid

    I am now on 1,000 mg of Depakote 300 mg of Wellbutrin, for ADHD I cant stand neither stimulants nor Strattera, and 10 mg of Celexa and I, so far, I have not seen an improvement but it is not worse either. I have been on that dosage (Depakote) for two or three days. Before that, I was on 500 mg a day for about a month.

    Sadly unlike NP74 Depakote does not help me sleep but I do think it gives me some nausea especially when I take the morning dose. In addition, I have been experiencing shortness of breath and I found out that Wellbutrin cause it so if that happens to you at least you know the probable culprit. For me the only one that really quiets my mind is Seroquel but its side effects and cost no longer make it an alternative for me.

    I will give it a month to see if it works but I hope it works for you.

     
    Old 09-18-2010, 06:34 AM   #5
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    Re: Bupropion and Valporic Acid

    hi just wondering how you are doing on your combo? Depakote generic and wellbutrin seem to be causing aggitation on this end. Was taking geodon and ritalin but did not like geodon but ritalin worked ok.

    Seeing docs at mental health and can never see the same doc and the one that I saw last week put me back on this even though I told him it didn't help me. He didn't even look at me. Do you take your meds during day or at night?

     
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