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Review: could Wellbutrin xl cause Rhabdomyolysis?

Summary: Rhabdomyolysis could be caused by Wellbutrin xl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Morphine sulfate, and have Hepatitis c.

We study 11,322 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Rhabdomyolysis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rhabdomyolysis and more.

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Wellbutrin xl

Wellbutrin xl (latest outcomes from 13,126 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down) (latest reports from 180,234 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, hyperlipidaemia, high blood pressure, depression, ill-defined disorder.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 11,322 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin xl. Among them, 10 people (0.09%) have Rhabdomyolysis. They amount to 0.01% of all the 180,178 people who have Rhabdomyolysis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rhabdomyolysis in Wellbutrin xl reports

Time on Wellbutrin xl when people have Rhabdomyolysis * :

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Age of people who have Rhabdomyolysis when taking Wellbutrin xl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rhabdomyolysis0.00%0.00%10.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%20.00%

Severity of Rhabdomyolysis when taking Wellbutrin xl ** :

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How people recovered from Rhabdomyolysis ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hepatitis c (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Intervertebral disc displacement (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Lumbar radiculopathy (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Urinary tract infection (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Morphine sulfate (5 people, 50.00%)
  2. Folic acid (5 people, 50.00%)
  3. Vitamin b-12 (4 people, 40.00%)
  4. Imodium (3 people, 30.00%)
  5. Flonase (3 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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