Review: could Bupropion hydrochloride cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Bupropion hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Depression.
We study 5,492 people who have side effects while taking Bupropion hydrochloride 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 has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Bupropion hydrochloride 6,711 users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain 75,856 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 5,478 people reported to have side effects when taking Bupropion hydrochloride. Among them, 128 people (2.34%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Bupropion hydrochloride when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||21.74%||6.52%||8.70%||30.43%||17.39%||6.52%||8.70% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Bupropion hydrochloride * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||4.90%||4.90%||14.71%||29.41%||36.27%||9.80% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Bupropion hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||3.03%||48.48%||33.33%||15.15% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||11.11%||0.00%||88.89% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (46 people, 35.94%)
- Bipolar disorder (13 people, 10.16%)
- Hypothyroidism (8 people, 6.25%)
- Anxiety (8 people, 6.25%)
- Osteopenia (6 people, 4.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (23 people, 17.97%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (18 people, 14.06%)
- Neurontin (12 people, 9.38%)
- Gabapentin (12 people, 9.38%)
- Furosemide (12 people, 9.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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