Could Wellbutrin cause Bruxism - from FDA reports


Summary

Bruxism is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lexapro, and have Depression . We study 43,605 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA. Among them, 120 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 70,693 users)

Bruxism

Bruxism (habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep) has been reported by people with depression, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety, osteopenia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (latest reports from 3,626 Bruxism patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

43,605 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 120 people (0.28%) have Bruxism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Bruxism?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Bruxism *:

  • < 1 month: 7.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.07 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 73.17 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bruxism when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Bruxism when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.72 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.45 %
  • 30-39: 8.62 %
  • 40-49: 24.14 %
  • 50-59: 43.1 %
  • 60+: 18.97 %

Severity of Bruxism **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (53 people, 44.17%)
  • Cymbalta (41 people, 34.17%)
  • Xanax (39 people, 32.50%)
  • Seroquel (38 people, 31.67%)
  • Neurontin (36 people, 30.00%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Constipation (17 people, 14.17%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (17 people, 14.17%)
  • Muscle Spasms (16 people, 13.33%)
  • Metastases To Bone (16 people, 13.33%)
  • Breast Cancer (15 people, 12.50%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (66 people, 55.00%)
  • Pain (61 people, 50.83%)
  • Road Traffic Accident (54 people, 45.00%)
  • Headache (48 people, 40.00%)
  • Depression (47 people, 39.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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