Review: could Bupropion Hydrochloride cause Tremor?


Tremor 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 Levothyroxine Sodium, and have Depression . We study 6,425 people who have side effects while taking Bupropion hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 158 have Tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremor 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)


Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with fever, pain, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 71,620 Tremor patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

6,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride.
Among them, 158 people (2.46%) have Tremor

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bupropion hydrochloride cause Tremor?

Time on Bupropion Hydrochloride when people have Tremor *:

  • < 1 month: 42.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.64 %
  • 10+ years: 2.13 %

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

  • female: 77.27 %
  • male: 22.73 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.57 %
  • 20-29: 11.02 %
  • 30-39: 11.81 %
  • 40-49: 25.2 %
  • 50-59: 24.41 %
  • 60+: 25.98 %

Severity if Tremor when taking Bupropion Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 10.53 %
  • moderate: 68.42 %
  • severe: 21.05 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Tremor **:

  • while on drug: 10 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 90 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (67 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (13 people)
  • Osteoporosis (12 people)
  • Anxiety (11 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lithium Carbonate (16 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (16 people)
  • Wellbutrin Xl (12 people)
  • Venlafaxine Hcl (12 people)
  • Lisinopril (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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