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Review: could Bupropion cause Weight gain?

We study 5,421 people who have side effects while taking Bupropion from FDA and social media. Among them, 128 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Bupropion hydrochloride

Bupropion hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,620 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,105 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 5,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Bupropion hydrochloride. Among them, 128 people (2.36%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.02% of all the 526,578 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Bupropion hydrochloride reports

Time on Bupropion hydrochloride when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain21.74%6.52%8.70%30.43%17.39%6.52%8.70%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Bupropion hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%4.90%4.90%14.71%29.41%36.27%9.80%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Bupropion hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain3.03%48.48%33.33%15.15%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain11.11%0.00%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (46 people, 35.94%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (13 people, 10.16%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (8 people, 6.25%)
  4. Anxiety (8 people, 6.25%)
  5. Osteopenia (6 people, 4.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (23 people, 17.97%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (18 people, 14.06%)
  3. Neurontin (12 people, 9.38%)
  4. Gabapentin (12 people, 9.38%)
  5. Furosemide (12 people, 9.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I was having a problem with weight gain and went to my Dr. for help she had me on 20mg of Celexa at night and 300mg of Buprpion XL during the day. It really worked for my Anxiety and Depression. I started feeling bad dragging around and went in for blood work I had terribly high triglycerides, high cholesterol, low LDL and high blood pressure things I had never experienced in my life. I eat a very healthy paleo diet and make and can everything from scratch. I don't use any processed foods at all and no coffee, tea or soda. It was very disheartening to have this effect. I have PCOS and these side effects are really a nightmare. I have been off of the meds now for about 6 weeks and have lost 11 of the 38 pounds I gained and everything is back in the normal range. These drugs are not for everyone. I currently take Buspar as needed for anxiety up to 30mg a day I am hoping for better results from this medication.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • the fatigue, slowness i feel is in the morning-noontime only--i was on actos but we stopped it approx 1 month ago--fasting in the morning have been high 200's, for instance took 50mg of trazadone last night and this mornning is 299 fasting. this is extremely unusual for me--the reason stopped the actos was because i gained 20 pounds in a month and i had been on that a long time, but was increased to max dose of 45 mg then the weight started and nothing else changed--now my weight has stopped increasing, but cannot lose it--any advise??? please help

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