Review: could Wellbutrin Xl cause Rhabdomyolysis?


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 . We study 14,574 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Rhabdomyolysis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rhabdomyolysis 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)


Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 40,304 Rhabdomyolysis patients).

On Oct, 13, 2016

14,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin Xl.
Among them, 12 people (0.08%) 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%)
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Displacement (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Rhinitis Allergic (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Fibromyalgia (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%)
  • Rebetol (3 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Renal Tubular Necrosis (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Anaemia (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Renal Failure (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Pyrexia (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Hypovolaemia (3 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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