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Review: Wellbutrin and Cytomel

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Wellbutrin and Cytomel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 306 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Wellbutrin (what 54,854 Wellbutrin users reported?) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is used in depression.

Cytomel (what 2,574 Cytomel users reported?) has active ingredients of liothyronine sodium. It is used in hypothyroidism.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 306 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)
7.69%
(1 of 13 people)
53.85%
(7 of 13 people)
53.85%
(7 of 13 people)
50.00%
(6 of 12 people)
n/a
Cytomel is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
63.16%
(12 of 19 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 ChangeAnxiety AggravatedParaesthesiaMemory ImpairmentNeck PainPain
Lip SwellingTri-iodothyronine IncreasedMusculoskeletal DiscomfortTremorClumsinessBipolar I DisorderBack PainNausea
TremorViral InfectionPalpitationsDepressionDysarthriaConfusional StateEating - BingeDepression
Viral InfectionAnxietyMyalgiaIron DeficiencyPulmonary EmbolismDisturbance In AttentionNauseaFatigue
InsomniaHeart Rate IncreasedStomach PainWeight Gain - UnintentionalTransient Ischaemic AttackAbdominal Pain UpperNumbness And TinglingPruritus
Eye SwellingHyperthyroidismFatigueDry SkinPalpitationsSinusitis AcuteMuscle SpasmsRash
Tri-iodothyronine IncreasedDrug IneffectiveNauseaPremature AgingVenous Thrombosis LimbDrowsinessPalpitationsOedema Peripheral
Anaphylactic ReactionBlood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone DecreasedExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessSkin RashPainDepressionBreast CalcificationsEmotional Distress
Heart Rate IncreasedBack PainWeight GainHeadacheCardiac ArrestAppetite IncreasedWeight GainFall

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Wellbutrin is effective38.18%
(21 of 55 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
Cytomel is effective56.86%
(29 of 51 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
ArthritisJoint Stiffness
PruritusMobility Decreased
Tooth FractureMyalgia
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)
19.05%
(4 of 21 people)
34.78%
(8 of 23 people)
20.69%
(6 of 29 people)
21.43%
(3 of 14 people)
Cytomel is effectiven/an/an/a12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
25.00%
(5 of 20 people)
52.17%
(12 of 23 people)
42.86%
(12 of 28 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 IncreasedInjuryFatigueFallAnxiety
Influenza Like IllnessArthralgiaDepressionAnaemiaInjury
InsomniaDeep Vein ThrombosisDyspnoeaHypertensionOedema Peripheral
RashDizzinessAbdominal PainRashMyalgia
RhinorrhoeaDepressionConstipationOedema PeripheralDry Skin
Lip SwellingHypertensionBlood Cholesterol IncreasedNauseaPain
Skin DiscolourationSuicide AttemptBack PainPurulent DischargeJoint Range Of Motion Decreased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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.....
    All the Best,
    K. Peters

    Reply

    chris on Jun, 4, 2011:

    i have been taking clonzepam and trazedone and my speech is a very hoarse voice, I am wondering if if my speech problem is from these drugs's side effects.

    Reply

    TwoDimes on Apr, 15, 2012:

    Upon occasion, I, too, have become hoarse and from the use of Klonopin. I was VERY hoarse when I tried to cold turkey off of 4mgs of Klonopin. I am now down to 1.5mgs per day and, still, (as I said, upon occasion, I become hoarse. I am sure that the use of Klonopin is the causative factor. - TwoDimes -

    Reply

    SammySushi on Jul, 10, 2012:

    Omigosh, never cold turkey clonopin, esp that high of a dose. My dad had a major seizure and hallucinations doing so.

    Reply

    Christophe on Nov, 13, 2012:

    Hello,
    I suffer from Hypothyroidism, High Cholesterol & Cancer survivor because of Zyprexa use and previously being prescribed Carbamezapine causing Thyroid damage. My best advice to you if you don't want Hypothyroidism is have regular blood tests, Thyroid damage can be undetected for up to 5 years with no symptoms found on regular blood tests prematurally. Make sure you buy iodised salt to use on food when eating this will help reduce your risk of getting Hypothyroidism. two signs of Hypothyriodism which the Carbamezapine & Zyprexa medication boxes labels wont tell you is if your face becomes puffed up, red or sun sensitive while taking these medications this is a sign of Hypothyroidism. It wont be found on your blood test but later on it could appear out of the blue. The other sign to look for is baldness or hair loss on your head, this is another symptom. I hope these comments will help you. You have to weight up the benefits and negatives taking medications if you decide to take these medicines or not. It depends on how you cope with the drug side effects.
    from Christophe

    Reply

    AUDREY on Dec, 16, 2012:

    STARTED TAKING DILTIAZEM 60 MG AND I AM VERY CONSTIPATED. 70 YEARS OLD, HEART SURGERY A FAST HEART RATE....

    Reply

    Sonya on Feb, 24, 2013:

    You definately need to take a stool softener...straining during defication can cause major problems in people with cardiac problems.

    Reply

    Stillaguamish on Sep, 6, 2014:

    My heart breaks for you and I'm so sorry you had to go through all that. I recently had two surgeries and was outraged at hospital treatment. I had to demand my regular meds and when they gave in, they only gave me 3 of 6

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Sleepiness comes and goes abruptly

    Reply

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Cytomel (liothyronine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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