Wellbutrin is prescribed to treat people who have major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder.

Formulation – The formulation of each 75mg pill of Wellbutrin is made up of D and C Yellow No. 10 Lake, FD and C Yellow No. 6 Lake, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, talc, and titanium dioxide.

Wellbutrin is a drug that belongs to the Miscellaneous antidepressants drug class, and it has been found useful in additional to its main prescribed use to treat Major Depressive Disorder and Depression. If any side effects are caused by this drug a range of alternative drugs, listed further down this guide, may be prescribed.

Side Effects / Precautions

The side effects that can be experienced when taking Wellbutrin include agitation, dry mouth, insomnia, headache, nausea, constipation, stomach pain, dizziness, ringing in the ears, vision problems, loss of interest in sex, sore throat, muscle pain, itching or skin rash, increased sweating, increased urination, and tremor.

Wellbutrin does have side effects as mentioned above, and if you experience any of the above side effects, you should consult a doctor or medical professional immediately. As a precaution you should also have a discussion with your doctor to see if this drug is suitable for you if you have any pre-existing medical conditions.


Trazodone – One of the many different alternative drugs that you may be prescribed is this one, and it is a drug that has been found to be a good alternative should you be suffering from major depressive disorder. There are several other alternatives you could be prescribed by your doctor for that condition and they are Zoloft, sertraline, Lexapro, Cymbalta, Prozac, fluoxetine, Abilify, escitalopram, bupropion, venlafaxine, mirtazapine.

Xanax – Should you be suffering from Depression and you are suffering any side effects then this drug is one alternative you could or may be prescribed. Should you be found to be intolerable then you will find there are several other alternatives available including trazodone, citalopram, Zoloft, sertraline, Lexapro, Cymbalta, Celexa, Prozac, alprazolam, amitriptyline, fluoxetine.