Review: could Wellbutrin Xl cause Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome?


Neuroleptic malignant syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Wellbutrin Xl. We study 14,586 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuroleptic malignant syndrome and more.

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Wellbutrin Xl

Wellbutrin xl has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin xl 15,793 users)

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (a life-threatening neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic agents) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorder, parkinson's disease (latest reports from 9,414 Neuroleptic malignant syndrome patients).

On Oct, 26, 2016

14,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin Xl.
Among them, 4 people (0.03%) have Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin xl cause Neuroleptic malignant syndrome?

Gender of people who have Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome when taking Wellbutrin Xl *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome when taking Wellbutrin Xl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 66.67 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Schizophrenia (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Myocardial Infarction (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Mental Disorder (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Concerta (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Abilify (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Bupropion Hcl (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tardive Dyskinesia (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Pyrexia (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Pain (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Nervousness (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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