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WELLBUTRIN XL Savings & Support Program

We are here to help patients access and afford WELLBUTRIN XL. The WELLBUTRIN XL Savings & Support Program consists of:

Copay Savings

Eligibility Criteria

Patients can enroll for copay savings and/or activate a savings card online.

2 Additional Patient Support Features

PhilRx works with healthcare professionals to process prior authorizations (PAs) for brand name WELLBUTRIN XL and coordinates free home delivery.

CoverMyMeds® is a fast, efficient way to complete PA requests for WELLBUTRIN XL.

Reasons to Prescribe a Brand Name Experience

The generic versions of WELLBUTRIN XL may look considerably different from the original branded product

Graphic representation of WELLBUTRIN XL and generic versions of WELLBUTRIN XL. Not actual size.

  • Changes in sizes, shapes, colors, tastes, smells, and packaging of generic medications compared with branded drug can potentially impact treatment adherence3,4
  • Patients and healthcare professionals can find it difficult to correctly identify medications, which can lead to errors3,4
  • In a study in patients with MDD, researchers found that treatment adherence and persistence were higher in patients treated with 3 branded antidepressants (serotonin reuptake inhibitors) vs those receiving the generic alternatives5,6

Write/Select DAW1, Brand Medically Necessary on your WELLBUTRIN XL scripts

to help ensure patients get the brand name product and potentially avoid adherence issues.3,4

*Disclaimer: This code is for informational purposes only. It represents no statement, promise, or guarantee by Bausch Health Companies Inc. concerning coverage and/or levels of reimbursement, payment, or charge and is not intended to increase or maximize reimbursement by any payer. It is the responsibility of the healthcare provider to determine the appropriate code(s) for service provided to his or her patient.

  1. WELLBUTRIN XL (bupropion hydrochloride extended-release) Prescribing Information. Bausch Health Companies Inc.
  2. Food and Drug Administration. Accessed May 10, 2023.
  3. Straka RJ, Keohane DJ, Liu LZ. Potential clinical and economic impact of switching branded medications to generics. Am J Ther. 2017;24(3):e278-e289.
  4. Peters JR. From our perspective: the importance of the physical characteristics of generic drugs. U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Accessed May 10, 2023.
  5. Italiano D, Spina E. Generic antidepressant drugs: a reappraisal. J Psychopathology. 2013;19(3):I-V.
  6. Liu X, Chen Y, Faries DE. Adherence and persistence with branded antidepressants and generic SSRIs among managed care patients with major depressive disorder. Clinicoecon Outcomes Res. 2011;3:63-72.