Review: could Wellbutrin Xl cause Osteoporosis?


Summary

Osteoporosis is found among people who take Wellbutrin Xl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Nexium, and have Depression . We study 14,241 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis 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 15,452 users)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with pain, weakness, back pain, joint pain, fatigue (latest reports from 169,960 Osteoporosis patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

14,241 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin Xl.
Among them, 56 people (0.39%) have Osteoporosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin xl cause Osteoporosis?

Time on Wellbutrin Xl when people have Osteoporosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Wellbutrin Xl *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Wellbutrin Xl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.13 %
  • 20-29: 2.13 %
  • 30-39: 14.89 %
  • 40-49: 6.38 %
  • 50-59: 44.68 %
  • 60+: 29.79 %

Severity if Osteoporosis when taking Wellbutrin Xl **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Osteoporosis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (16 people, 28.57%)
  • Metastases To Bone (14 people, 25.00%)
  • Hypertension (12 people, 21.43%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 21.43%)
  • Osteoporosis (10 people, 17.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (33 people, 58.93%)
  • Prilosec (26 people, 46.43%)
  • Gabapentin (26 people, 46.43%)
  • Cymbalta (22 people, 39.29%)
  • Ambien (21 people, 37.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (32 people, 57.14%)
  • Fall (31 people, 55.36%)
  • Pain (25 people, 44.64%)
  • Osteoarthritis (25 people, 44.64%)
  • Back Pain (22 people, 39.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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