Could Wellbutrin cause Diverticulitis - from FDA reports
Diverticulitis 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 Zometa, and have Depression . We study 60,730 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA. Among them, 170 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.
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Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 70,769 users)
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 14,673 Diverticulitis patients).
On Dec, 23, 2016
60,730 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 170 people (0.28%) have Diverticulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Diverticulitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
- 2 - 5 years: 92.86 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Wellbutrin *:
- female: 67.07 %
- male: 32.93 %
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Wellbutrin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.72 %
- 30-39: 5.76 %
- 40-49: 35.97 %
- 50-59: 36.69 %
- 60+: 20.86 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (30 people, 17.65%)
- Pain (29 people, 17.06%)
- Osteopenia (25 people, 14.71%)
- Neck Pain (12 people, 7.06%)
- Breast Cancer (10 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (40 people, 23.53%)
- Ativan (39 people, 22.94%)
- Aspirin (34 people, 20.00%)
- Neurontin (33 people, 19.41%)
- Simvastatin (30 people, 17.65%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (69 people, 40.59%)
- Dizziness (56 people, 32.94%)
- Pain (53 people, 31.18%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (49 people, 28.82%)
- Diarrhea (49 people, 28.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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