Review: could Wellbutrin xl cause Heart racing (Heart palpitations)?
Summary: Heart racing is found among people who take Wellbutrin xl, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Depression.
We study 11,492 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 179 have Heart racing. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart racing and more.
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Wellbutrin xl has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 13,319 Wellbutrin xl users)
Heart racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,154 Heart racing patients)
On Apr, 19, 2015: 11,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin xl. Among them, 179 people (1.56%) have Heart Racing.
Time on Wellbutrin xl when people have Heart racing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart racing||38.10%||16.67%||11.90%||9.52%||11.90%||7.14%||4.76% |
Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Wellbutrin xl * :
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.00%||4.05%||9.46%||27.70%||25.68%||16.89%||16.22% |
Severity of Heart racing when taking Wellbutrin xl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart racing||21.43%||42.86%||28.57%||7.14% |
How people recovered from Heart racing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart racing||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (102 people, 56.98%)
- Anxiety (20 people, 11.17%)
- Bipolar disorder (15 people, 8.38%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 4.47%)
- Insomnia (8 people, 4.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cymbalta (22 people, 12.29%)
- Lisinopril (18 people, 10.06%)
- Zoloft (17 people, 9.50%)
- Lipitor (15 people, 8.38%)
- Protonix (14 people, 7.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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