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Review: Wellbutrin and 5HTP





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Wellbutrin and 5HTP together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Wellbutrin and 5HTP. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 54,972 users)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 13 people who take Wellbutrin, 5HTP are studied

Wellbutrin, 5HTP outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride)
- 5HTP (5 - htp)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Wellbutrin is effectiven/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
5HTP is effectiven/a20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aMuscle FatigueDepression SuicidalSleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia TypeMuscle FatigueDepression Suicidaln/aMyocardial Infarction
FlushingMuscle PainFlushingLymphocyte Count Increased
ConstipationFrequent Or Urgent UrinationNausea
BoilsRestless Legs SyndromeSinusitis
White Blood Cell Count Decreased
In-stent Arterial Restenosis
Hyperhidrosis
Dizziness
Coronary Artery Occlusion
Eczema

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Wellbutrin is effective37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
5HTP is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
In-stent Arterial RestenosisDepression Suicidal
HyperhidrosisBoils
Heart Rate Increased
Feeling Cold
Lymphocyte Count Increased
Myocardial Infarction
White Blood Cell Count Decreased
Sinusitis
Nausea
Eczema

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Wellbutrin is effectiven/an/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
5HTP is effectiven/an/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aDepression SuicidalBoilsConstipationn/aIn-stent Arterial Restenosis
Hyperhidrosis
Heart Rate Increased
Lymphocyte Count Increased
Myocardial Infarction
White Blood Cell Count Decreased
Sinusitis
Nausea
Feeling Cold
Eczema

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Intrsoccular pressure increase associated with wellbutrin
    I was given a prescription for Wellbutrin in approximately 1998. I had has my ocular pressure checked a year prior to this and it was okay. At the time, I only needed to wear reading glasses, common in people over 45. I took the drug at the full prescribed dosage for two weeks. Immediately prior to the narrow angle glaucoma episode, my vision had actually seemed to improve. For one day, prior, I could read without reading glasses. The following night, I was watching tv, and things suddenly became foggy. It was actually as if a fog had enveloped the room. I could not see anything except to discern between light and dark areas. I had to have emergency laser surgery the next morning. I mentioned to the doctor that Iwas taking Wellbutrin to stop smoking, and asked if it could have caused the ocular pressure increase. he consulted the PDR, and said there was no mention of it causing increases in ocular pressure. One year later my primary care doctor again insisted that I stop smoking, and again I mentioned that I thought it might increase ocular pressure. She told me to take a half dose, I did, and I took it one week, at which time I again experienced another episode of narrow angle glaucoma. When I go to the doctor's office my pressure in my left eye was 72, and 68 in my right eye. I was then referred on a triage basis to another doctor. I spent the rest of the day in his office having drops administered every fifteen minutes(extremely painful). I had extensive laser surgery the next morning.It required over fifty shots from the laser machine into each eye, (also extremely painful). I had lost considerable peripheral AND CENTRAL VISION in my left eye, and a good deal in my right. As a result of having to have such extensive laser surgery I also had cataracts that began at 50% maturity. I was advised by the surgeon that I should wait to have the cataracts removed "until my vision and quality of life was so poor that I was ready to commit suicide" because having the cataracts removed would cause the pressure in my eyes to become very difficult to control, and that more than likely I would end up being black blind. I would never use Wellbutrin under any circumstances, and I always check to make sure that any new meds I may be put on don't have anything to do with an increase in ocular pressure. If they do, I refuse to take them. The surgeon said he was surprised that I didn't lose more vision than I did, and I am grateful that I didn't, and that he was a good surgen. He wrote an article concerning this case for a medical journal since he said he had been seeing a recent increase of narrow angle glaucoma.
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    I've been taking librium twice daily, morning and night, for about 3 months now along with wellbutrin XL in the morning. I've basically had the mood of "I don't care" and a great boost in confidence.
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    I have been using both of these drugs and now have bedwetting issues 5 times a week on average. I would rate the bedwetting as moderate about a6/10 but my wife and I can live with this as she had made the comment " you are back to the man I married ". I started taking these due to depression about work and anxiety about work. We both think we can live with the bedwetting as no one needs to know about it
  • Wellbutrin caused my trigeminal neurlagia
    So I'm writing this to hopefully shed light to other users in the same position I was in. I had taken Wellbutrin for about 4 years. The pain experienced in my face was excruciatingly painful. It was just on one side of my face between my temple and upper lip. All the symptoms reflected Trigeminal Neuralgia. But even with an MRI nothing could be found. I suffered for 3 of those years with pain coming and going, not understanding what was going on. Finally one day I decided hell with Wellbutrin and just stopped taking it. It's been 6 months now and I have yet to have a single shred of pain. Coincidence? I doubt it.
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