Is Bupropion Effective for Anxiety Disorder (GAD)?

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is a common psychiatric disorder with chronic waxing and waning course for some. Serotonergic medications (SSRIs and SNRIs) are considered first-line treatment for GAD but some patients may not tolerate these medications due to side effects.

Can we consider bupropion for GAD treatment?

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  1. Initial Medication of Choice?
  2. Medications option for Partial or No Response to first-line treatment?
  3. How long to continue treatment after achieving remission?

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