An exchange with my psychiatrist about going off Wellbutrin.

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Joe Puccio 
Dec 15, 2012, 9:38 PM

Hey Dr. Obarr,

I'd like to go off Wellbutrin for at least the winter break and I was wondering if you had any advice for the best way to do so.



O'Barr, Allen W 
Dec 17, 2012, 9:43 AM
to me

hey!  Generally it would be a good idea to remain on it so your levels dont drop and then we have to start again in the spring which might cost you time at the beginning of the semester. are you sure you wnt to stop and does your mom know?

Allen O'Barr M.D.

Joe Puccio 
Dec 17, 2012, 9:47 AM
to Allen

Hey, yeah I do want to stop (side effect reasons mainly: I feel like my emotions are muted when I'm on it). My mom does know, yes. If I were to experience withdrawal symptoms, around what stage in going off of them would they occur?