Review: could Bupropion Hydrochloride cause Muscle Pain?


Muscle pain is found among people who take Bupropion Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Depression . We study 6,425 people who have side effects while taking Bupropion hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 59 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain 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 7,340 users)

Muscle Pain

Muscle pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, high blood pressure, stroke, chest pain (latest reports from 79,615 Muscle pain patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

6,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride.
Among them, 59 people (0.92%) have Muscle Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bupropion hydrochloride cause Muscle pain?

Time on Bupropion Hydrochloride when people have Muscle Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 45.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.73 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.64 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 56.9 %
  • male: 43.1 %

Age of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2 %
  • 20-29: 12 %
  • 30-39: 12 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 18 %
  • 60+: 36 %

Severity if Muscle Pain when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 18.18 %
  • moderate: 45.45 %
  • severe: 36.36 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 20 %
  • not yet: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (33 people)
  • Pain (14 people)
  • Anxiety (10 people)
  • Mood Swings (7 people)
  • Ibs (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Gabapentin (11 people)
  • Ibuprofen (10 people)
  • Hydroxyzine (9 people)
  • Omeprazole (8 people)
  • Naproxen (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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