Wellbutrin and Akathisia - from FDA reports
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 Psychotic disorder. This review analyzes which people have Akathisia with Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,515 people who have side effects when taking Wellbutrin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 21, 2017
65,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 103 people (0.16%) have Akathisia
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 55.56 %
- male: 44.44 %
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 *:
- Psychotic Disorder (8 people, 7.77%)
- Schizoaffective Disorder (4 people, 3.88%)
- Sleep Disorder (3 people, 2.91%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people, 2.91%)
- Hepatitis C (2 people, 1.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Abilify (32 people, 31.07%)
- Seroquel (16 people, 15.53%)
- Zoloft (15 people, 14.56%)
- Zyprexa (13 people, 12.62%)
- Lexapro (13 people, 12.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Agitation (28 people, 27.18%)
- Tremor (25 people, 24.27%)
- Suicidal Ideation (20 people, 19.42%)
- Dizziness (20 people, 19.42%)
- Insomnia (19 people, 18.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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