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Bupropion Withdrawal and Tapering Help

GlaxoSmithKline, the pharmaceutical company that manufacturers Bupropion, admits to an increased seizure risk. Bupropion should not be combined with sedatives, MAOIs, Alcohol and many other medications and must be tapered. Our NonProfit has been helping people withdraw safely off Antidepressants for over 14 Years. Contact the Prescription Drug Experts for help.

Bupropion (Wellbutrin) is an atypical antidepressant that acts on Norepinephrine and Dopamine and belongs to the chemical class of aminoketones that are similar in structure to amphetamines. Bupropion is a psychostimulant that exerts its action on Dopamine and Norepinephrine. Dopamine performs a key role in the brain system’s reward-driven learning, and Norepinephrine is crucial in the fight-or-flight response by triggering the release of glucose, increasing heart rate and blood flow to the skeletal system. While the prescribing information for Wellbutrin (Bupropion) states a gradual taper is not necessary, 30% of patients have shown withdrawal symptoms do occur that include anxiety, irritability, aggression, mania, uncontrolled movements and mania. Abruptly or rapidly stopping Wellbutrin (Bupropion)  is not recommended due to the withdrawal syndrome. A gradual taper is advised.  Contact Us if you need help tapering Bupropion or have questions.

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Real Results for Bupropion Dependency

The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Bupropion while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms. We eliminate Interaction items to help make Bupropion withdrawal more comfortable. Our physician recommended schedules allow your doctor to taper you off Bupropion correctly.  The success of our program over the past 14 years is due to our unmatched service and unique mentoring approach. Bupropion can be dangerous to abruptly or rapidly stop and our program is a proven, viable, low-cost option to continue living your life while tapering. Read program FAQ page.

We are prescription drug experts that specialize in Antidepressant withdrawals.

We've helped people in 76 counties and in all 50 states of the USA

PROVEN RESULTS

This is a low cost program with proven results. So don't suffer...

"Some people have paid the ultimate price suffering and labeled when all along it was what we know as withdrawal syndrome. I am one of the survivors. For this I am grateful beyond words can truly express!" more...

by Mike E. (Missouri, USA)

Key Components of Our In-Home Program

  • Skilled Experts in Prescription Drugs guiding you throughout the process
  • Professional, kind mentoring
  • Assessment at the onset to determine taper rates, potential interactions, etc.
  • Nutraceuticals specially formulated to ease symptoms
  • Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact with any medications
  • Information, advice and direction
  • 24/7 discussion board with encouraging members and knowledgeable mentors
  • Email and phone access at no charge
  • Recommendations for addressing symptoms such as gut problems, headaches, pain, etc.
  • Experienced team of committed experts with over 14 years experience
  • Every person at Point of Return has a personal story with these drugs. You are never alone

    Call toll-free 866-605-2333 to Learn More or send us an Email.

Withdrawal Symptoms May lnclude

Drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, weight gain, or trouble urinating, myocardial infarction, arrhythmia, hypotension, hypertension, palpitation, tachycardia, coma, seizures, hallucinations; delusions, confused states; disorientation, incoordination, tremors, peripheral neuropathy, abnormal involuntary movements, tardive dyskinesia, dysarthria, disturbed concentration, anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, nightmares, drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, headache, syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion, tinnitus, hyperpyrexia, urinary retention, dilation of urinary tract, constipation, blurred vision, increased ocular pressure, skin rash, urticarial, edema of face and tongue, bone marrow depression, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, stomatitis; peculiar taste, diarrhea, black tongue, testicular swelling, breast enlargement – female, increased or decreased libido, impotence, elevation and lowering of blood sugar levels, alopecia, weight gain or loss, urinary frequency, increased perspiration 

Side Effects May Include

Aggression, anxiety, balance issues , blurred vision, brain zaps, concentration impairment, constipation, crying spells, depersonalization, diarrhea, dizziness. electric shock sensations, fatigue, flatulence, flu-like symptoms, hallucinations, hostility, highly emotional, indigestion, irritability, impaired speech, insomnia, jumpy nerves, lack of coordination, lethargy, migraine headaches / increased headaches, nausea, nervousness, over-reacting to situations, paranoia, repetitive thoughts or songs, sensory & sleep disturbances, severe internal restlessness (akathisia), stomach cramps, tremors, tinnitus (ear ringing or buzzing), tingling sensations, troubling thoughts, visual hallucinations / illusions, vivid dreams, speech or visual changes, worsened depression

 

Other names for Bupropion Include

Wellbutrin, Zyban

Break Free Today

At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 14 years helping people taper off Bupropion correctly. With customized taper rates and all natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to control your symptoms and properly come off Bupropion, once and for all, from the comfort of your home. Read program FAQs.

Freedom

" Before I came to Point of Return, I had tried to get off antidepressants on my own a few times.  Each time I was fine for a while, but then some life change would hit and I would be back on them again. I am now free from drugs thanks to this program, and look forward to paying it forward and helping others in their journey to loving themselves once again." more... - Paula (Canada)

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Bupropion Info and History

In 2014, a court in China (world's 2nd largest pharmaceutical market) fined GlaxoSmithKline $492 million for bribing Chinese physicians and medical facilities to use more of its products, including Wellbutrin (Bupropion). The court sentenced Glaxo employees to prison.

There is evidence of neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with Bupropion (Wellbutrin) in patients with depression, including hallucinations, psychosis, delusions, paranoia, confusion and disturbances in concentration. These side effects are also common with stimulant medications. In addition, the prescribing information lists hypertension, sometimes severe, was observed in patients both with and without pre-existing hypertension. There have been reports of a false-positive urine test for amphetamine use in persons taking Wellbutrin (Bupropion).

While the prescribing information for Wellbutrin (Bupropion) states a gradual taper is not necessary, 30% of patients have shown withdrawal symptoms do occur that include anxiety, irritability, aggression, mania, uncontrolled movements and mania. Abruptly or rapidly stopping Wellbutrin (Bupropion)  is not recommended due to the withdrawal syndrome.

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DISCLAIMER:

*While great care has been taken in organizing and presenting the material throughout this website, please note that it is provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as Medical Advice.

*Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and done with their consent and support. More...