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Review: Bupropion and Escitalopram

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Bupropion and Escitalopram. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,799 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Bupropion hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,683 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Escitalopram (latest outcomes from 11,221 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 3,798 people who take Bupropion Hydrochloride, Escitalopram are studied

Bupropion Hydrochloride, Escitalopram outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Bupropion Hydrochloride (bupropion hydrochloride)
- Escitalopram (escitalopram oxalate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Bupropion Hydrochloride is effective27.59%
(8 of 29 people)
(21 of 73 people)
(7 of 32 people)
(30 of 66 people)
(42 of 78 people)
(29 of 48 people)
(16 of 30 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Escitalopram is effective21.43%
(3 of 14 people)
(14 of 63 people)
(12 of 35 people)
(24 of 61 people)
(49 of 110 people)
(29 of 47 people)
(18 of 27 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaDepressionNauseaAnxietyDepressionAnxietyWeight Gain - UnintentionalDepression
DepressionDizzinessType 2 Diabetes MellitusInsomniaPainSuicidal IdeationInsomniaPain
AgitationSuicidal IdeationDiabetes MellitusEmotional DistressHyperhidrosisDiabetes MellitusPain In ExtremityNausea
ConvulsionNauseaDepressionConvulsionHeadacheType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainFatigue
DizzinessHeadacheDizzinessDepressionWeight DecreasedPainOesophageal CandidiasisBack Pain
TremorPainSuicidal IdeationHeadacheInsomniaNauseaPancreatitisDiabetes Mellitus
Confusional StateFeeling AbnormalHyperglycaemiaFatigueSuicide AttemptInjuryPancreatitis AcuteWeight Increased
AnxietyEmotional DistressVertigoVomitingConvulsionVisual Acuity ReducedVaginal SwellingDizziness
RashVomitingDiplopiaDyskinesiaTardive DyskinesiaCerebrovascular AccidentPneumoniaSuicidal Ideation

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Bupropion Hydrochloride is effective44.24%
(119 of 269 people)
(34 of 87 people)
Escitalopram is effective43.01%
(117 of 272 people)
(32 of 85 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

DizzinessSuicidal Ideation
Back PainHeadache
Weight IncreasedFatigue
FatigueWeight Decreased

Drug effectiveness by age :

Bupropion Hydrochloride is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(9 of 28 people)
(25 of 101 people)
(31 of 167 people)
(33 of 152 people)
(41 of 154 people)
(14 of 65 people)
Escitalopram is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(8 of 27 people)
(19 of 87 people)
(36 of 164 people)
(31 of 146 people)
(43 of 154 people)
(12 of 59 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitusn/aNauseaDizzinessDepressionDiabetes MellitusPainDepression
Suicidal IdeationFatigueDepressionDiabetes MellitusDepressionAnxietyFall
Pyoderma GangrenosumAnxietyHeadacheAnxietyPainDepressionAnxiety
Pelvic PainConvulsionNauseaDizzinessAnxietyNauseaNausea
Urinary Tract InfectionVomitingAnxietyType 2 Diabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedSpinal OsteoarthritisTremor
Uterine LeiomyomaAbdominal Pain UpperAbdominal PainNauseaType 2 Diabetes MellitusOsteonecrosis Of JawDrug Ineffective
Tremor NeonatalBiliary DyskinesiaCompleted SuicideSuicidal IdeationSuicidal IdeationDyspnoeaPneumonia
Maternal Drugs Affecting FoetusAbdominal DiscomfortCholelithiasisWeight IncreasedNauseaBone DisorderInsomnia
Extrapyramidal DisorderPainTremorFatigueDrug IneffectiveBack PainArthralgia
Weight IncreasedHypoaesthesiaFatigueHeadacheInsomniaPain In ExtremityDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Bupropion Hydrochloride (bupropion hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Escitalopram (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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