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Review: could Wellbutrin xl cause Fluid retention?

We study 11,369 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Wellbutrin xl

Wellbutrin xl (latest outcomes from 13,181 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,267 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 11,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin xl. Among them, 28 people (0.25%) have Fluid Retention. They amount to 0.03% of all the 90,452 people who have Fluid Retention on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fluid retention in Wellbutrin xl reports

Time on Wellbutrin xl when people have Fluid retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Wellbutrin xl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%0.00%5.88%0.00%5.88%76.47%11.76%

Severity of Fluid retention when taking Wellbutrin xl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fluid retention0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (14 people, 50.00%)
  2. Depression (5 people, 17.86%)
  3. Migraine (3 people, 10.71%)
  4. Anxiety (3 people, 10.71%)
  5. Laxative supportive care (2 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cymbalta (17 people, 60.71%)
  2. Protonix (16 people, 57.14%)
  3. Ambien (16 people, 57.14%)
  4. Reglan (16 people, 57.14%)
  5. Vytorin (15 people, 53.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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