Review: could Bupropion Hydrochloride cause Hunger?


Hunger is found among people who take Bupropion Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lysine, and have Depression . We study 6,426 people who have side effects while taking Bupropion hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Hunger and more.

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Bupropion Hydrochloride

Bupropion hydrochloride has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Bupropion hydrochloride 7,584 users)


Hunger has been reported by people with weight decreased, weakness, diarrhea, coagulation time prolonged, dehydration (latest reports from 10,784 Hunger patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

6,426 people reported to have side effects when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride.
Among them, 24 people (0.37%) have Hunger

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bupropion hydrochloride cause Hunger?

Time on Bupropion Hydrochloride when people have Hunger *:

  • < 1 month: 38.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hunger when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 72.73 %
  • male: 27.27 %

Age of people who have Hunger when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.26 %
  • 20-29: 21.05 %
  • 30-39: 31.58 %
  • 40-49: 26.32 %
  • 50-59: 10.53 %
  • 60+: 5.26 %

Severity if Hunger when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 14.29 %
  • severe: 57.14 %
  • most severe: 28.57 %

How people recovered from Hunger **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (17 people)
  • Genital Herpes (4 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (3 people)
  • Anxiety (2 people)
  • Add (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Valacyclovir (4 people)
  • Lysine (4 people)
  • Clonazepam (3 people)
  • Alprazolam (3 people)
  • Zoloft (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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