Review: could Wellbutrin xl cause Chronic pain?
Summary: Chronic pain is reported only by a few people who take Wellbutrin xl.
We study 11,441 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Chronic pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic pain and more.
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Wellbutrin xl has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin xl 13,268 users)
Chronic pain (long lasting pain) has been reported by people with depression, fibromyalgia, dysthymia, stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder.(latest reports from Chronic pain 945 patients)
On Nov, 30, 2014: 11,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin xl. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Chronic Pain.
Time on Wellbutrin xl when people have Chronic pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chronic pain||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Chronic pain when taking Wellbutrin xl * :
|Chronic pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Chronic pain when taking Wellbutrin xl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chronic pain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Chronic pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chronic pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (2 people, 100.00%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 50.00%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 50.00%)
- Laparoscopic hysterectomy (1 people, 50.00%)
- Muscle spasms (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycodone (1 people, 50.00%)
- Trazodone hydrochloride (1 people, 50.00%)
- Probiotics (1 people, 50.00%)
- Xanax (1 people, 50.00%)
- Estradiol (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Glad you are here, @Craig! I hope that people will chime in and we can come up with ways to improve quality of life! There are some good conversations happening on the anxiety group as well. I'm Sarah. I'm associated with wellconnected and here to help!
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