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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 55,068 Wellbutrin users)

Advil pm has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 228 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 16,183 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 131,451 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 23,559 Irritability patients)

On Feb, 9, 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 (16.67% 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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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I have a compression fracture t7/t8 and experience palpitations. several tests done by cardiologists did not reveal heart problem. can these palpitations be related to my back issues? help!
    I am frustrated because these palpitations have a tendency to stop me in my tracks. Life sort of stops for a bit. I love to swim and be active but palpitations make all of that somewhat difficult.
  • How does a person get this awful facial pain?
    it seems like my teeth hurt real bad when I get an attack, and its hard to eat, it hurts when I chew.drink anything hot or cold.
  • I too have hashimoto's and hydrocephalus
    I have been HYPOTHYROID since at least 18 years old, now 43, and last 2 years found out that I did test positive for Hashimotos and was told I have no thyroid left. When I was 26, I had visual disturbance and went to the ER. Was told by the neurologist that I had mild hydroencephaly, and may require a shunt. Due to lack of insurance, went years with no treatment or follow up. Now have numerous problems with Hashimotos/Hypothyroid and investigating the correlation between the Hydroencephaly and Hashimotos. Is this the only study of the two relations?
  • Neuro or psych diagnosis unknown
    History of ment illness and anxiety, mild. 2008 started having movement memory issues. 2009 was evaluated by neuro psych and was suspected of neuro unknown. 2010 worsened. Psych claims bipolar, neuro disagrees. 2010 MRI shows arachnoid mass. Previous MRI show clivus enhancement. Recent MRI show white matter lesions. 2011 major psychotic break. Total confusion. In patient. Heavily medicated haldol exelon klonopin serroquel lithium etc. A zombie. Neuro and psych disagree as to prognosis / diagnosis. Eventually wife told I was terminal LBD. 2011 - 2012 total memory loss. June 2012 re-evaluated by Henry Ford Clinic and taken off most drugs... Memory improved slowly. Also, April 2010 internist tried sending me to neuro floor for hydrocephalus eval... That was the point if the beginning of severe memory loss. Also, neuro in 2009-2010 wanted me to have muscle biopsy for mitochondrial defect (brother positive), but insurance refused. Brother and I both had rhabdomyelitis. Currently, no drugs. Very anxious. Severe tinnitus. Headaches. Eye problems. Chronic sinusitis. Fatigue. Weakness. Loss appetite. Right side weakness. History of squamous cancer .. Nail bed. Pending ... Psych eval at neuro institute.... GI endoscopy .... Dermatology..........BOTTOM LINE .... I'm in a medical merry go round. Pick and choose. Tired of it. Mentally and physically. Legally blind. Total quality of life reversal 2008-2013. Fun wow !!
  • Does clonazapam cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears? (1 answer)
    Patient fell a year ago and injured her neck and broke a bone in her arm. Has had severe pain in her neck. Getting acupuncture frequently. Recently tried to change medication from Valium to Clonazepam, and developed severe tinnitus. She said she only missed two days of Valium. She also says she has skipped days without taking valium and never had a problem. She says Clonazepam caused the tinnitus. I can't find anything that states a side effect of clonazepam is tinnitus.

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