GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Wellbutrin Duration Statistics

Wellbutrin has a half-life of roughly 21 hours, meaning it may take around 4-5 days for the drug to be fully eliminated from the body after stopping regular use.

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"The half-life of Wellbutrin in the blood ranges from 12 to 30 hours."

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Statistic 2

"The mean elimination half-life of Wellbutrin (active metabolite) is about 21 hours."

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Statistic 3

"After oral administration of the immediate-release formulation, peak plasma concentrations of Wellbutrin are reached within 3 hours."

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"For Wellbutrin SR, the peak plasma concentration occurs within 3 hours."

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"Wellbutrin may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions in some children, teenagers, and young adults within the first few months of treatment."

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"With Wellbutrin XL, the chance of seizures increases with higher doses."

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Statistic 7

"It takes about 1 week for Wellbutrin to start reducing depressive symptoms."

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Statistic 8

"It's generally recommended that patients continue Wellbutrin treatment for 4 to 6 months."

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Statistic 9

"A clinical trial with Wellbutrin XL revealed only negligible steady-state concentrations after 4½ days with once daily dosing."

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Statistic 10

"2 weeks of treatment might be necessary before the antidepressant effects of Wellbutrin are noticed."

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Statistic 11

"In many patients, the antidepressant effect of Wellbutrin is sustained for a duration of up to 44 weeks."

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Statistic 12

"Approximately 87% of orally administered bupropion is eliminated in the urine."

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"Wellbutrin XL provides a longer duration of activity compared to Wellbutrin SR and regular Wellbutrin."

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"Wellbutrin XL takes about 5 days to reach its full effect in the body."

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"It can take any number of weeks from two up to twelve for patients to feel that the full antidepressant effect of Wellbutrin has been accomplished."

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"When stopping elongated release (ER) tablets like Wellbutrin, it can take approximately 14 days for the drug to be fully removed from the body."

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Statistic 17

"This medicine can take up to several weeks before it fully works."

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Statistic 18

"Following oral administration of 200 mg of 14C-bupropion in humans, 87% and 10% of the radioactive dose were recovered in the urine and feces, respectively."

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Statistic 19

"More than 90% of drug is absorbed from the GI tract but due to extensive first-pass metabolism, systemic bioavailability is much lower (only about 5%)."

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Statistic 20

"Following oral administration of bupropion 300 mg with and without cimetidine in 24 healthy young male volunteers, the pharmacokinetics of bupropion and hydroxybupropion were unaffected."

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