Review: could Wellbutrin xl cause Heart racing?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
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, 177 have Heart racing. See who they are, when they have Heart racing 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, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Wellbutrin xl include nausea aggravated, nausea, stress and anxiety, insomnia, insomnia exacerbated.
Heart racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 306,379 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 11,209 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin xl. Among them, 176 people (1.57%) 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||41.03%||17.95%||12.82%||7.69%||12.82%||2.56%||5.13% |
Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Wellbutrin xl * :
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.00%||4.14%||9.66%||27.59%||25.52%||16.55%||16.55% |
Severity of Heart racing when taking Wellbutrin xl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart racing||27.27%||45.45%||18.18%||9.09% |
How people recovered from Heart racing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (99 people, 56.25%)
- Anxiety (20 people, 11.36%)
- Bipolar disorder (14 people, 7.95%)
- Insomnia (8 people, 4.55%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cymbalta (22 people, 12.50%)
- Lisinopril (18 people, 10.23%)
- Zoloft (17 people, 9.66%)
- Lipitor (15 people, 8.52%)
- Abilify (14 people, 7.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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