Review: could Wellbutrin cause Bad Dreams?


Summary

Bad dreams is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 35,575 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 277 have Bad dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 58,718 users)

Bad Dreams

Bad dreams has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, suicidal ideation, abnormal dreams (latest reports from 16,125 Bad dreams patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

35,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 277 people (0.78%) have Bad Dreams


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Bad dreams?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Bad Dreams *:

  • < 1 month: 10.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.64 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 49.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.27 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bad Dreams when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 52.29 %
  • male: 47.71 %

Age of people who have Bad Dreams when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.56 %
  • 20-29: 8.89 %
  • 30-39: 15.56 %
  • 40-49: 36.11 %
  • 50-59: 19.44 %
  • 60+: 19.44 %

Severity if Bad Dreams when taking Wellbutrin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Bad Dreams **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (124 people)
  • Anxiety (44 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (36 people)
  • Insomnia (27 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (25 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (87 people)
  • Zoloft (65 people)
  • Lexapro (60 people)
  • Cymbalta (60 people)
  • Xanax (59 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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