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Review: Wellbutrin and Cytomel





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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Wellbutrin and Cytomel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 310 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)

Cytomel has active ingredients of liothyronine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Cytomel 2,577 users)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 310 people who take Wellbutrin, Cytomel are studied

Wellbutrin, Cytomel outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride)
- Cytomel (liothyronine sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Wellbutrin is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
46.67%
(7 of 15 people)
53.85%
(7 of 13 people)
50.00%
(6 of 12 people)
n/a
Cytomel is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
61.90%
(13 of 21 people)
85.71%
(6 of 7 people)
81.82%
(9 of 11 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Drug IneffectiveTremorInsomniaDrug IneffectiveDepressionInsomniaTardive DyskinesiaAnxiety
Skin DiscolourationHypothyroidismPersonality ChangeTremorParaesthesiaMemory ImpairmentNeck PainPain
Lip SwellingTri-iodothyronine IncreasedMusculoskeletal DiscomfortHeadacheTransient Ischaemic AttackBipolar I DisorderBack PainNausea
TremorViral InfectionPalpitationsAnxiety AggravatedPalpitationsConfusional StateEating - BingeDepression
Viral InfectionAnxietyMyalgiaDepressionPulmonary EmbolismDisturbance In AttentionNauseaFatigue
InsomniaHeart Rate IncreasedStomach PainIron DeficiencyDysarthriaAbdominal Pain UpperNumbness And TinglingPruritus
Eye SwellingHyperthyroidismFatigueDry SkinClumsinessSinusitis AcuteMuscle SpasmsRash
Tri-iodothyronine IncreasedBlood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone DecreasedNauseaPremature AgingVenous Thrombosis LimbDrowsinessPalpitationsOedema Peripheral
Anaphylactic ReactionDrug IneffectiveExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessSkin RashPainDepressionBreast CalcificationsEmotional Distress
Heart Rate IncreasedBack PainWeight GainWeight Gain - UnintentionalCardiac ArrestAppetite IncreasedWeight GainFall

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Wellbutrin is effective37.93%
(22 of 58 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
Cytomel is effective55.56%
(30 of 54 people)
85.71%
(6 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaPain
AnxietyFatigue
DepressionAnxiety
FallJoint Range Of Motion Decreased
PainOedema Peripheral
DiarrhoeaArthralgia
Tooth FractureJoint Stiffness
PruritusMobility Decreased
ArthritisMyalgia
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseNephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Wellbutrin is effectiven/an/an/a8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
20.83%
(5 of 24 people)
33.33%
(8 of 24 people)
19.35%
(6 of 31 people)
21.43%
(3 of 14 people)
Cytomel is effectiven/an/an/a12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
26.09%
(6 of 23 people)
50.00%
(12 of 24 people)
40.00%
(12 of 30 people)
38.46%
(5 of 13 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aAcnePainAnxietyAnxietyFatigue
Mental ImpairmentPulmonary EmbolismNauseaDiarrhoeaAlopecia
NasopharyngitisNauseaPainTooth FractureArthralgia
Lacrimation IncreasedInjuryAbdominal PainFallAnxiety
Influenza Like IllnessDizzinessDyspnoeaAnaemiaInjury
InsomniaDeep Vein ThrombosisFatigueHypertensionOedema Peripheral
RashArthralgiaDepressionOedema PeripheralMyalgia
RhinorrhoeaDepressionBlood Cholesterol IncreasedNauseaDry Skin
Lip SwellingInfluenzaMultiple MyelomaRashPain
Skin DiscolourationAnxietyConstipationJoint EffusionJoint Range Of Motion Decreased

* 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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  • Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:

    Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
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    K. Peters

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