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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Acne?

Summary: Acne is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Wellbutrin xl, and have Depression. We study 49,363 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,119 Wellbutrin users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 33,155 Acne patients)

On May, 16, 2015: 49,344 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 139 people (0.28%) have Acne.

Trend of Acne in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Acne * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acne15.79%47.37%10.53%5.26%15.79%5.26%0.00%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne0.00%0.00%2.68%23.21%17.86%20.54%30.36%5.36%

Severity of Acne when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acne13.33%60.00%20.00%6.67%

How people recovered from Acne ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acne0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (42 people, 30.22%)
  2. Crohn's disease (11 people, 7.91%)
  3. Metastases to bone (10 people, 7.19%)
  4. Osteoporosis (10 people, 7.19%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (10 people, 7.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin xl (58 people, 41.73%)
  2. Wellbutrin sr (31 people, 22.30%)
  3. Vitamin b-12 (26 people, 18.71%)
  4. Prilosec (24 people, 17.27%)
  5. Gabapentin (24 people, 17.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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