Wellbutrin xl and Rhabdomyolysis - from FDA reports


Rhabdomyolysis is found among people who take Wellbutrin xl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Folic Acid, and have Hepatitis c. This review analyzes which people have Rhabdomyolysis with Wellbutrin xl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,747 people who have side effects when taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 10, 2017

12,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin Xl.
Among them, 12 people (0.09%) have Rhabdomyolysis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin xl cause Rhabdomyolysis?

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

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 16.67 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 58.33 %
  • 60+: 16.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hepatitis C (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Displacement (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Herniated Nucleus Pulposus (slipped Disk) (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Pain (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Hypogonadism (1 person, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Morphine Sulfate (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Folic Acid (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Flonase (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Fish Oil (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Cymbalta (3 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Renal Tubular Necrosis (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Fever (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Anaemia (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Renal Failure Acute (3 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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