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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Bruxism?





Summary: Bruxism 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 Lexapro, and have Depression.

We study 49,243 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 137 have Bruxism. Find out below who they are, when they have Bruxism and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 54,972 users)

Bruxism

Bruxism (habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, stress and anxiety, osteopenia, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from Bruxism 2,465 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 49,204 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 138 people (0.28%) have Bruxism.

Trend of Bruxism in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Bruxism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bruxism14.29%10.71%5.36%0.00%67.86%1.79%0.00%

Age of people who have Bruxism when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bruxism0.00%0.00%0.00%2.33%11.63%36.05%29.07%20.93%

Severity of Bruxism when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bruxism11.11%44.44%44.44%0.00%

How people recovered from Bruxism ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bruxism20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (94 people, 68.12%)
  2. Anxiety (34 people, 24.64%)
  3. Constipation (26 people, 18.84%)
  4. Muscle spasms (25 people, 18.12%)
  5. Breast cancer (24 people, 17.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lexapro (74 people, 53.62%)
  2. Cymbalta (52 people, 37.68%)
  3. Xanax (49 people, 35.51%)
  4. Seroquel (48 people, 34.78%)
  5. Neurontin (47 people, 34.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Has anyone been helped by taking lexapro and wellbutrin?
    (Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
    I am the mom of a 22 year old who is trying to get through college and can't seem to find the right meds for depression. She is taking Lexapro and I am wondering if adding Wellbutrin will help.
  • My sister has been taking depakote cogentin and geodon and suffers with great memory loss inability to carry on a conversation and drops things all the time is this the effect of these drugs? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Halucinations, Talking Out Of Her Head, Sleeping Difficulty, Falling , Memory Loss, and takes Wellbutrin, Prozac, Geodon, Cogentin, Depakote)
    Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? ...
  • I'm on 1 1/12 mg of suboxone. would i have to go off of it if i need major surgery?
    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who takes Wellbutrin, Synthroid, Seroquel, Neurontin, Nexium, Losartan, Lamictal, Cardizem La)
    I was taking about 5 to 15 mg of Percocet a day and wanted to get off them. If I don't take suboxone at night I get EXTREME discomfort down my left leg & can not sleep due to pressure on my lower back (that's why I had to take Percocet). I have tried NUMEROUS meds over the past 20 yrs & nothing work ...
  • Is dramamine ok to take with afib
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who takes Xanax , Xarelto, Wellbutrin, Losartan, Cardizem)
    I want to take Dramamine for dizziness....is it ok with all these other meds. I have afib
  • Exercise intolerance
    (Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Exercise Intolerance, and takes Wellbutrin)
    I've been running for 2 years and recently it has become harder to run and I've lost 45 seconds off my pace. It's harder becuase my hips/.thighs hurt and not because of reduced lung capacity. It isn't temperature related. I've been taking 40 mg Prozac, 450 mg Wellbutrin, and .5 mg Xanax XR for 4 y ...

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