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Review: Ritalin and Wellbutrin

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ritalin and Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,518 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,196 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,933 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Trend of wellbutrin reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 1,518 people who take Ritalin, Wellbutrin are studied

Ritalin, Wellbutrin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ritalin is effective32.26%
(10 of 31 people)
39.29%
(22 of 56 people)
36.67%
(11 of 30 people)
37.84%
(14 of 37 people)
47.92%
(23 of 48 people)
85.00%
(17 of 20 people)
61.90%
(13 of 21 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
Wellbutrin is effective11.11%
(2 of 18 people)
21.95%
(9 of 41 people)
11.54%
(3 of 26 people)
36.84%
(14 of 38 people)
43.10%
(25 of 58 people)
51.43%
(18 of 35 people)
57.14%
(16 of 28 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AnxietyDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusIrritabilityFatigueFatigueDry MouthDepression
FatigueInsomniaArthralgiaConvulsionAnxietyHypertoniaInsomniaNausea
HeadacheSuicidal IdeationType 2 Diabetes MellitusCholelithiasisIrritabilityGrand Mal ConvulsionWeight Gain - UnintentionalAnxiety
ManiaConvulsionMemory ImpairmentAnxietyMemory ImpairmentPostictal StateErectile DysfunctionFatigue
InsomniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusNeuropathy PeripheralDepressionDepressionSleep DisorderOverdosePain
DepressionSomnolenceDepressionChemotherapyDizzinessDrug ToxicityIrritabilityFall
Suicidal IdeationAbdominal PainSexual DysfunctionDisturbance In AttentionConfusional StateBlood Caffeine IncreasedConvulsionBack Pain
DizzinessNeuropathy PeripheralSuicidal IdeationDiverticulumBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedPainHot FlashesVomiting
Immunocomplex Mediated HypersensitivityAnxietyDeafnessFibrocystic Breast DiseaseDiarrhoeaDizzinessExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessChest Pain
Grand Mal ConvulsionHeadacheChemotherapyCataractDecreased AppetiteVision BlurredGingival BleedingDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Ritalin is effective40.61%
(67 of 165 people)
52.56%
(41 of 78 people)
Wellbutrin is effective36.05%
(62 of 172 people)
35.06%
(27 of 77 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DepressionDepression
NauseaFatigue
FatigueAnxiety
AnxietyNausea
ConvulsionPain
VomitingDizziness
PainInsomnia
DizzinessConfusional State
InsomniaDisturbance In Attention
AstheniaVision Blurred

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ritalin is effectiven/an/a42.86%
(9 of 21 people)
25.81%
(16 of 62 people)
13.64%
(15 of 110 people)
28.15%
(38 of 135 people)
29.63%
(24 of 81 people)
18.60%
(8 of 43 people)
Wellbutrin is effectiven/an/a26.32%
(5 of 19 people)
15.62%
(10 of 64 people)
17.43%
(19 of 109 people)
20.57%
(29 of 141 people)
22.78%
(18 of 79 people)
21.62%
(8 of 37 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
HyponatraemiaAgitationFatigueCompleted SuicideNauseaDepressionDepressionDepression
HypotensionAggressionGrand Mal ConvulsionSuicidal IdeationDrug IneffectiveFatigueDizzinessNausea
DyspnoeaVomitingWeight IncreasedTremorAnxietyNauseaNauseaBack Pain
Diabetic ComplicationConvulsionInsomniaDrug DependenceConvulsionAnxietyFatiguePain
ConvulsionDisorientationConvulsions NosHallucination, AuditorySuicidal IdeationConstipationAnxietyVomiting
Nervous System DisorderSudden DeathDiabetes MellitusFatigueDiabetes MellitusPyrexiaPainFall
OrthopnoeaAbnormal Behaviour NosDrug IneffectiveMood SwingsFatigueBack PainAstheniaPain In Extremity
TremorRetchingDecreased AppetiteIrritabilityDepressionDizzinessFallConvulsion
Renal ImpairmentMemory ImpairmentRectal HaemorrhageNauseaAbdominal PainPainPain In ExtremityWeight Decreased
PneumoniaUrticaria NosNauseaDepression AggravatedDyspnoeaFallArthralgiaDecreased Appetite

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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