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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Erection problems?

Summary: Erection problems 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 Wellbutrin xl, and have Depression.

We study 49,314 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 616 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,068 Wellbutrin users)

Erection problems

Erection problems has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 31,457 Erection problems patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 49,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 611 people (1.24%) have Erection Problems.

Trend of Erection problems in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Erection problems * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erection problems9.46%20.27%9.46%8.11%28.38%16.22%8.11%

Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erection problems0.00%0.00%0.58%6.82%16.18%23.78%37.43%15.20%

Severity of Erection problems when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erection problems0.00%25.00%59.62%15.38%

How people recovered from Erection problems ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erection problems0.00%8.33%91.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (206 people, 33.72%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (60 people, 9.82%)
  3. Erectile dysfunction (53 people, 8.67%)
  4. Anxiety (53 people, 8.67%)
  5. Pain (40 people, 6.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin xl (154 people, 25.20%)
  2. Aspirin (108 people, 17.68%)
  3. Zometa (99 people, 16.20%)
  4. Wellbutrin sr (97 people, 15.88%)
  5. Seroquel (94 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    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.

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    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.

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