Review: could Wellbutrin xl cause Abnormal dreams?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 27, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 11,209 people who take Wellbutrin xl. Among them, 71 have Abnormal dreams. See who they are, when they have Abnormal dreams and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Wellbutrin xl (latest outcomes from 13,080 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, dysthymia. Commonly reported side effects of Wellbutrin xl include nausea aggravated, nausea, stress and anxiety, insomnia, insomnia exacerbated.
Abnormal dreams (latest reports from 118,386 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 10,916 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin xl. Among them, 71 people (0.65%) have Abnormal Dreams.
Time on Wellbutrin xl when people have Abnormal dreams * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abnormal dreams||54.55%||9.09%||13.64%||13.64%||4.55%||0.00%||4.55% |
Age of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Wellbutrin xl * :
|Abnormal dreams||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.08%||12.24%||38.78%||24.49%||20.41% |
Severity of Abnormal dreams when taking Wellbutrin xl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abnormal dreams||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Abnormal dreams ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abnormal dreams||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (35 people, 49.30%)
- Anxiety (10 people, 14.08%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (4 people, 5.63%)
- Fibromyalgia (4 people, 5.63%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (3 people, 4.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (7 people, 9.86%)
- Cymbalta (6 people, 8.45%)
- Paxil cr (6 people, 8.45%)
- Lisinopril (5 people, 7.04%)
- Synthroid (5 people, 7.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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