How effective is Wellbutrin for Bipolar 1 (Bipolar I Disorder)?
Summary: 21 Wellbutrin users have rated its effectiveness for Bipolar 1.
Overall ratings: 3.7/5
Long term ratings: 4.1/5
This is a review of how effective Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride) is for Bipolar 1 and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Wellbutrin
Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,119 Wellbutrin users)
Bipolar 1 (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine, Depakote. (latest reports from 9,912 Bipolar 1 patients)
On May, 22, 2015: 21 people are studied for taking Wellbutrin in Bipolar 1
Wellbutrin effectiveness for Bipolar 1 (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Wellbutrin for Bipolar 1 * :
|Bipolar 1||0.00%||0.00%||4.76%||14.29%||28.57%||19.05%||28.57%||4.76% |
Who find Wellbutrin more effective for Bipolar 1?
Age of people who find Wellbutrin more effective * :
|Bipolar 1||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.38%||15.38%||23.08%||38.46%||7.69% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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