Review: could Wellbutrin xl cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?
Summary: Myalgia is found among people who take Wellbutrin xl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor, and have Depression.
We study 11,458 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Myalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Myalgia and more.
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Wellbutrin xl has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 13,296 Wellbutrin xl users)
Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,469 Myalgia patients)
On Jan, 8, 2015: 11,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin xl. Among them, 139 people (1.21%) have Myalgia.
Time on Wellbutrin xl when people have Myalgia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Wellbutrin xl * :
Severity of Myalgia when taking Wellbutrin xl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Myalgia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (75 people, 53.96%)
- Bipolar disorder (14 people, 10.07%)
- Polymyalgia rheumatica (9 people, 6.47%)
- Peritonitis (9 people, 6.47%)
- Bronchospasm (9 people, 6.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor (17 people, 12.23%)
- Synthroid (16 people, 11.51%)
- Celexa (15 people, 10.79%)
- Aspirin (14 people, 10.07%)
- Lasix (12 people, 8.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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