How Much Does Wellbutrin (Bupropion) Cost On The Street?

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D on June 21, 2021

Although Wellbutrin is not considered to be an addictive substance, it is abused and sold illegally throughout the United States. A Wellbutrin pill on the street will cost around $2.

Medically Reviewed by
Johnelle Smith, M.D on June 21, 2021
Street Price Of Wellbutrin - How Much Does Wellbutrin Cost On The Street?

The average price for Wellbutrin on the street is $2-$2.50 per pill. The mark-up from pharmacy prices can be considerable.

This prescription medication is also known as the “Poor Man’s Cocaine.”

Bupropion HCL (hydrochloride), also known as Wellbutrin, is prescribed by doctors to patients with depression, anxiety, and seasonal affective disorder.

Although Wellbutrin is not considered to be an addictive substance, it is abused and sold illegally throughout the United States.

What Factors Can Affect The Street Price Of Wellbutrin?

Cost of Wellbutrin on the street may vary by region — in some regions, Wellbutrin may be prescribed at higher rates, affecting the street price.

Other factors that affect the price of Wellbutrin may include:

  • experience of the buyer
  • current supply of prescription medications
  • availability
  • local laws

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While some may buy Wellbutrin on the street if they can’t obtain a prescription, many may buy it illegally because they have an addiction or other drug abuse issue.

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