Review: taking Wellbutrin and Testosterone together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Wellbutrin and Testosterone together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Wellbutrin and Testosterone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 286 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,018 Wellbutrin users) Testosterone has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in testosterone. (latest outcomes from 390 Testosterone users)
What are the drugs
Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,018 Wellbutrin users)
Testosterone has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in testosterone. (latest outcomes from 390 Testosterone users)
On Jan, 13, 2015: 286 people who take Wellbutrin, Testosterone are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride)
- Testosterone (testosterone)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Wellbutrin is effective||50.00%|
(1 of 2 people)
(3 of 6 people)
(1 of 7 people)
(0 of 3 people)
(7 of 16 people)
(9 of 13 people)
(1 of 5 people)
|Testosterone is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(3 of 7 people)
(2 of 6 people)
(5 of 7 people)
(7 of 14 people)
(4 of 11 people)
(2 of 2 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Depression||Stools - Pale Or Clay Colored||Death||Myocardial Infarction||Depression||Tinnitus||Sedation Aggravated||Anxiety|
|Anxiety||Diarrhoea||Drug Toxicity||Weight Decreased||Leukopenia||Metabolic Syndrome||Back Pain||Pain|
|Renal Impairment||Nausea Aggravated||Overdose||Erectile Dysfunction||Lymphocytosis||Apathy||Erectile Dysfunction||Fatigue|
|Cardiac Disorder||Headache||Fatigue||Burning Mouth Syndrome||Transaminases Increased||Fatigue||Memory Impairment||Weight Decreased|
|Renal Injury||Neck Stiffness||Insomnia||Anorgasmia||Weight Decreased||Weight Gain||Dyspnoea|
|Injury||High Blood Pressure||Sweating - Excessive||Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type||Interstitial Lung Disease||Depression||Decreased Interest|
|Renal Failure||Nausea||Drowsiness||Delayed Ejaculation||Delusion||Anxiety||General Physical Health Deterioration|
|Anhedonia||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Appetite Decreased||Sweating - Excessive||Completed Suicide||Abnormal Dreams||Depression|
|Death||Insomnia||Ibs||Depressed Mood||Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased||Suicide Attempt||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw|
|Dyspnoea||Libido Increased||Erectile Dysfunction||Appetite Decreased||Bronchiolitis||Drug Ineffective||Back Pain|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Wellbutrin is effective||28.57%|
(2 of 7 people)
(20 of 45 people)
|Testosterone is effective||14.29%|
(1 of 7 people)
(22 of 41 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Blood Testosterone Increased||Weight Decreased|
|Vulvovaginal Mycotic Infection||Dyspnoea|
|Premature Labour||General Physical Health Deterioration|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Wellbutrin is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||33.33%|
(1 of 3 people)
(4 of 12 people)
(2 of 45 people)
(9 of 34 people)
(6 of 11 people)
|Testosterone is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||33.33%|
(1 of 3 people)
(4 of 10 people)
(4 of 44 people)
(9 of 33 people)
(5 of 11 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Heart Rate Decreased||n/a||n/a||Abnormal Dreams||Overdose||Interstitial Lung Disease||Pain||Dizziness|
|Nasopharyngitis||Suicide Attempt||Drug Toxicity||Pain In Extremity||Anxiety||Abasia|
|Headache||Intentional Overdose||Death||Fatigue||Erectile Dysfunction||Drug Ineffective|
|Brain Damage||Depression||Hypoglycaemia||Depression||Fatigue||Gait Disturbance|
|Amnesia||Anxiety||Gestational Diabetes||Confusional State||Decreased Interest||Pain|
|Balance Disorder||Weight Gain - Unintentional||Ketoacidosis||Dyspnoea||Depression||Arthralgia|
|Abasia||Bloating||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Injury||General Physical Health Deterioration||Hypertension|
|Hallucination||Libido Decreased||Hepatic Steatosis||Weight Decreased||Back Pain|
|Delayed Sleep Phase||Convulsion||Intervertebral Disc Protrusion||Dyspnoea||Injury|
|Vascular Pseudoaneurysm||Hepatomegaly||Back Pain||Fatigue|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- Other than testosterone treatments, what other prescriptions or natural items can be used to help increase sexual desire?
I am a male in my 30s and have had a low sexual interest level for years. It's been difficult to deal with knowing that It's a part of life that for some reason doesn't seem to ever be a prioritized thought or desire. Although I know love and attraction, taking it to the sexual level almost seems forbidden. I'm not afraid of sex and enjoy it when in action, but never proactively seek to engage. Are there any other treatments than testosterone or viagra that would increase dopamine or adrenaline? I feel I need to be hyper or energized yo be driven to seeking sexual activity. I eat well and exercise, but am having a difficult time finding any lasting remedy. I've had testosterone pellets, and the first treatment lasted about 1.5 weeks and was not effective for the next 2.5. I've had about 20 shots with only two being noticeably effective, and androgel and testim didn't really seem to be all that effective either. Viagra doesn't always work either.
- What's the cause of heart palpitations
E-fib or irregular heart beat, more noticeable at night. Have been on hormone replacement since 1995. Started on the patch that caused irritations then switch to 1% Androgel packets. Used 1/2 a packet per day for years, then libido dropped and started using full packet. Everything going good until I started using 25mgs of zinc some months later I started having heart palpitations.
Stopped androgel and zinc, heart palpitations stopped after 2 weeks, almost afraid to start up again!
- I am on 2 x daily rifampin and 4 x daily cephalixin 500mg and and awake exhausted after 8-9 hours sleep and the fatigue is unbelievable all day every day, is this "normal" or should i investigate ore (1 answer)
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IV over but now on the 2 X day Rifampin PLUS 4 X day 500mg cephalexin and the fatigue is unbelievable. Wake up exhausted after 8 hours sleep, daily hour plus mid afternoon naps.
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- What is the effect of taking testosterone while having sciliosis?
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For specialist of endocrine/orthopedic/basta specialists:
(gender therapists)- what effects are you expecting when your patient is taking testosterone while having scoliosis? Will you let them still to take hrt just to achieve what they need and want?
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Despite gender struggles from 14 to present I joined the US Army and went Airborne and Special Forces, spending a majority of my adult life (even unitl present) as an operator in Special Forces (albeit my age is making that more and more difficult).
I'm looking for a medical opinion that takes in current health conditions and issues, sexual history and other factors that are tell tale signs of a condition that I am unaware of.
Me on Jan, 4, 2013:
Forgot to mention that I have one son who has only one testicle but is not infertile. He was operated on at 3 to determine is it was an undescended testicle, however no trace of a second testicle was found. In his 20s he fathered a female child and still no trace of second testicle.
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