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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Erectile dysfunction?

We study 49,070 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 605 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,782 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 129,175 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 49,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 610 people (1.24%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.47% of all the 128,955 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Erectile dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erectile dysfunction10.45%20.90%10.45%7.46%26.87%17.91%5.97%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.39%6.84%15.82%24.22%37.50%15.23%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction0.00%26.67%57.78%15.56%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erectile dysfunction0.00%10.53%89.47%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (201 people, 32.95%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (60 people, 9.84%)
  3. Erectile dysfunction (53 people, 8.69%)
  4. Anxiety (53 people, 8.69%)
  5. Pain (40 people, 6.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin xl (153 people, 25.08%)
  2. Aspirin (108 people, 17.70%)
  3. Zometa (99 people, 16.23%)
  4. Wellbutrin sr (96 people, 15.74%)
  5. Seroquel (94 people, 15.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Overall: Diabetes stays under 120, testosterone levels remain low for age (48, but testosterone levels of 90 year old man). Atypically small penis, testes often recede so that the scrotum is flat and tight. Bi-sexual with periodic gender issues (desire to be feminine). Married, two children and no family issues to include sexual oddities, wife is supportive.

    I am reluctant to bring up sexual and gender issues to Doctor, but have the feeling that gender drift (feelings), small penis and receding testicles and attraction to both sexes (including transgendered males with feminine qualities and penis). I know that all of this makes me rather unusual in terms of societal norms, but this is an honest assessment to the best of my ability. I started becoming sexually active at 13 years old with males first and later (15) with females. I desire only a relationship with a female or shemale (preferable but not realistic so I don't dwell on it).

    Despite gender struggles from 14 to present I joined the US Army and went Airborne and Special Forces, spending a majority of my adult life (even unitl present) as an operator in Special Forces (albeit my age is making that more and more difficult).

    I'm looking for a medical opinion that takes in current health conditions and issues, sexual history and other factors that are tell tale signs of a condition that I am unaware of.

    Reply

    Me on Jan, 4, 2013:

    Forgot to mention that I have one son who has only one testicle but is not infertile. He was operated on at 3 to determine is it was an undescended testicle, however no trace of a second testicle was found. In his 20s he fathered a female child and still no trace of second testicle.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Is there any evidence that the drug combo I am taking could be contributing to erectile dysfunction?

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Dangerous, dangerous drug. For me, anyway. After experiencing erectile dysfunction (you might say overfunction that wasn't socially acceptable) I took it haphazardly and without supervision for six months--trying to retain the quit-nicotine benefits while keeping the erections at bay. A doc would have gotten me off it quick, I'm convinced, but that doesn't change the outcome. I didn't even associate the drug with the psychological problems at the time, although I was certainly aware that I was depressed and had lost my marbles--enough to consider checking into an institution. At the time, I thought it was simply my time to lose my mind and didn't connect it with the drug until four months after stopping taking it. The resulting depression, from events that phase helped precipitate, lasted more than a year, perhaps more than two years.

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