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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

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


Long term Wellbutrin effectiveness for Bipolar 1

Wellbutrin effectiveness for Bipolar 1 (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall11685
Long term
(1+ years)
00283

Age of people who take Wellbutrin for Bipolar 1 * :

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Bipolar 10.00%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 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bipolar 10.00%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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