Review: taking Buspar and Wellbutrin sr together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Buspar and Wellbutrin sr together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Buspar and Wellbutrin sr. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,484 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Buspar

Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Buspar 10,989 users)

Wellbutrin Sr

Wellbutrin sr has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin sr 8,123 users)

On Jul, 28, 2016

1,484 people who take Buspar, Wellbutrin Sr are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Buspar and Wellbutrin sr drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Buspar:
  • < 1 month: 9.0% - (2 of 22 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.0% - (9 of 46 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 55.0% - (26 of 47 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.0% - (6 of 21 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.0% - (12 of 31 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 42.0% - (9 of 21 people)
  • 10+ years: 43.0% - (10 of 23 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Wellbutrin Sr:
  • < 1 month: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.0% - (15 of 48 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (4 of 25 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 41.0% - (15 of 36 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.0% - (14 of 38 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 71.0% - (33 of 46 people)
  • 10+ years: 58.0% - (18 of 31 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Buspar:
  • female: 36.0% - (58 of 161 people)
  • male: 31.0% - (16 of 51 people)
Wellbutrin Sr:
  • female: 43.0% - (78 of 179 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (23 of 57 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Buspar:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 12.0% - (3 of 24 people)
  • 30-39: 30.0% - (15 of 49 people)
  • 40-49: 36.0% - (17 of 47 people)
  • 50-59: 44.0% - (27 of 61 people)
  • 60+: 42.0% - (12 of 28 people)
Wellbutrin Sr:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 38.0% - (12 of 31 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (17 of 51 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (24 of 48 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (35 of 70 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (13 of 32 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain upper
  • back pain
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • gallbladder injury
  • hypertension
  • anxiety disorder
  • depression
1 - 6 months:
  • depression
  • hirsutism
  • insomnia
  • irritability
  • anxiety disorder
  • fatigue
  • panic attack
  • vision blurred
  • acid reflux
  • acne
6 - 12 months:
  • melanosis coli
  • depression
  • abdominal pain
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • retching
  • vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • grand mal convulsion
  • diabetes mellitus
  • suicidal ideation
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • abnormal behaviour
  • abnormal dreams
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • completed suicide
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • convulsion
  • high blood pressure
  • weight increased
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • blood glucose increased
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • generalised anxiety disorder
  • myocardial infarction
5 - 10 years:
  • melanosis coli
  • depression
  • loss of smell
  • loss of taste
  • dizziness
  • serotonin syndrome
  • back pain
  • high blood pressure
  • myoclonus
  • orgasm abnormal
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • high blood pressure
  • loss of smell
  • loss of taste
  • serotonin syndrome
  • anxiety disorder
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • myoclonus
  • chronic depression
  • depression
not specified:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • chest pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • suicidal ideation

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • vomiting
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal pain
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • weight decreased
  • confusional state
  • suicidal ideation
  • chest pain
  • hypertension
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • diabetes mellitus
  • double ureter
  • fall
  • fear
  • food craving
  • haematochezia
  • hepatitis c
  • hyperglycaemia
2-9:
  • arthralgia
  • middle insomnia
  • myalgia
  • serum sickness
10-19:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain upper
  • back pain
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • gallbladder injury
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • eczema
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • cellulitis
  • nausea
  • bone and joint pain
  • fatigue - chronic
  • muscle pain
  • nerve pain
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • weight increased
  • insomnia
40-49:
  • depression
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • depression
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
60+:
  • depression
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • vision blurred
  • constipation
  • high blood pressure

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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