Review: could Wellbutrin cause Erectile Dysfunction?


Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 35,575 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 425 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with drug ineffective, erection increased, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy, high blood pressure (latest reports from 35,147 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

35,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 425 people (1.19%) have Erectile Dysfunction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 8.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.94 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.65 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 44.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 8.82 %

Gender of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 12.09 %
  • male: 87.91 %

Age of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 5.05 %
  • 30-39: 15.14 %
  • 40-49: 23.03 %
  • 50-59: 35.33 %
  • 60+: 20.82 %

Severity if Erectile Dysfunction when taking Wellbutrin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 13.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 20.0 %

How people recovered from Erectile Dysfunction **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (121 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (56 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (47 people)
  • Anxiety (29 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (24 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (77 people)
  • Neurontin (62 people)
  • Levitra (61 people)
  • Lipitor (60 people)
  • Ativan (58 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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