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Review: could Wellbutrin xl cause Neuroleptic malignant syndrome?

We study 11,382 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuroleptic malignant syndrome and more.

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Wellbutrin xl

Wellbutrin xl (latest outcomes from 13,196 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (a life-threatening neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic agents) (latest reports from 32,853 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorder, parkinson's disease.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 11,381 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin xl. Among them, 4 people (0.04%) have Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. They amount to 0.01% of all the 32,839 people who have Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome in Wellbutrin xl reports

Time on Wellbutrin xl when people have Neuroleptic malignant syndrome * :

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Age of people who have Neuroleptic malignant syndrome when taking Wellbutrin xl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome when taking Wellbutrin xl ** :

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How people recovered from Neuroleptic malignant syndrome ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cerebrovascular accident (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Sleep disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Myocardial infarction (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Affective disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Mental disorder (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Abilify (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Concerta (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Lamictal (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Metformin hcl (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Sertraline hcl (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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