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Review: could Wellbutrin sr cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?





Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Wellbutrin sr, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 7,013 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin sr from FDA and social media. Among them, 290 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Wellbutrin sr

Wellbutrin sr has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin sr 8,123 users)

Weight gain

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, 29, 2014: 7,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin sr. Among them, 290 people (4.14%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Wellbutrin sr reports

Time on Wellbutrin sr when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%35.56%13.33%17.78%13.33%11.11%8.89%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Wellbutrin sr * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.75%0.00%1.13%5.28%29.81%31.32%24.91%6.79%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Wellbutrin sr ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%51.61%41.94%6.45%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain12.50%0.00%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (127 people, 43.79%)
  2. Pain (46 people, 15.86%)
  3. Anxiety (39 people, 13.45%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (33 people, 11.38%)
  5. Insomnia (32 people, 11.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (92 people, 31.72%)
  2. Zyprexa (85 people, 29.31%)
  3. Paxil (76 people, 26.21%)
  4. Celexa (57 people, 19.66%)
  5. Risperdal (50 people, 17.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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