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A study for a 61-year old man who takes Wellbutrin, Advil Pm

Summary: 6 male patients aged 61 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 61 year old male patient who has Anxiety Disorder, Sleeplessness. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,018 Wellbutrin users)

Advil pm has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 227 Advil pm users)

What are the conditions

Anxiety disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry) can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lexapro, Zoloft, Ativan. (latest reports from 16,041 Anxiety Disorder patients)

Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Zolpidem Tartrate, Ambien Cr, Zopiclone. (latest reports from 131,298 Sleeplessness patients)

What is the symptom

Irritability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 23,552 Irritability patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 6 males aged 55 (±5) who take Wellbutrin, Advil Pm are studied

Wellbutrin, Advil Pm outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 55

Gender: male

Conditions: Anxiety Disorder, Sleeplessness

Drugs taking:
- Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride): used for 1 - 6 months
- Advil Pm (diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen): used for < 1 month

Drug interactions have: severe irritability

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Irritability2 (33.33% of males aged 55 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Irritability in Anxiety Disorder6 (0.90% of males aged 55 (±5) who have Anxiety disorder)
Irritability in Sleeplessness23 (0.71% of males aged 55 (±5) who have Sleeplessness)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Irritability in Wellbutrin38 (1.13% of males aged 55 (±5) who take Wellbutrin)
Irritability in Advil Pm1 (20.00% of males aged 55 (±5) who take Advil pm)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Wellbutrin is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Advil Pm is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
IrritabilityIrritabilityn/an/an/an/an/aHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Headache (pain in head)
Death
Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (spreadable kidney cell tumour)
Anxiety
Blood Urine Present
Adenocarcinoma (malignant tumour formed from glandular structures in epithelial tissue)
Pneumonia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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