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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Acne?

We study 49,107 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 121 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,854 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 63,523 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 49,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 138 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
Acne16.67%44.44%11.11%5.56%16.67%5.56%0.00%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne0.00%0.00%2.70%23.42%18.02%19.82%30.63%5.41%

Severity of Acne when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acne14.29%57.14%21.43%7.14%

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, 30.43%)
  2. Crohn's disease (11 people, 7.97%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (10 people, 7.25%)
  4. Metastases to bone (10 people, 7.25%)
  5. Osteoporosis (10 people, 7.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin xl (57 people, 41.30%)
  2. Wellbutrin sr (31 people, 22.46%)
  3. Vitamin b-12 (26 people, 18.84%)
  4. Gabapentin (24 people, 17.39%)
  5. Prilosec (24 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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