Wellbutrin and Akathisia - from FDA reports


Summary

Akathisia is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Abilify, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Akathisia with Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 64,199 people who have side effects when taking Wellbutrin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 12, 2017

64,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 102 people (0.16%) have Akathisia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Akathisia?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Akathisia *:

  • < 1 month: 35.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 52.94 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Akathisia when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 55.1 %
  • male: 44.9 %

Age of people who have Akathisia when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.03 %
  • 20-29: 22.73 %
  • 30-39: 9.09 %
  • 40-49: 24.24 %
  • 50-59: 28.79 %
  • 60+: 12.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (21 people, 20.59%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (17 people, 16.67%)
  • Major Depression (9 people, 8.82%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (8 people, 7.84%)
  • Quit Smoking (7 people, 6.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Abilify (31 people, 30.39%)
  • Seroquel (16 people, 15.69%)
  • Zoloft (15 people, 14.71%)
  • Zyprexa (13 people, 12.75%)
  • Depakote (13 people, 12.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Agitation (27 people, 26.47%)
  • Tremor (25 people, 24.51%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 22.55%)
  • Fatigue (22 people, 21.57%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (20 people, 19.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Akathisia when taking Wellbutrin?

Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 74,816 users)

Akathisia

Akathisia (a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness) has been reported by people with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, major depression (latest reports from 8,143 Akathisia patients).

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