Review: could Wellbutrin cause Hallucinations?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 24, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 47,626 people who take Wellbutrin. Among them, 505 have Hallucinations. See who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,525 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Wellbutrin include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, depression aggravated, depression.
Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) (latest reports from 164,272 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, quit smoking.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 47,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 505 people (1.06%) have Hallucinations.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Hallucinations * :
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Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Wellbutrin * :
Severity of Hallucinations when taking Wellbutrin ** :
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How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (220 people, 43.56%)
- Anxiety (72 people, 14.26%)
- Pain (43 people, 8.51%)
- Insomnia (37 people, 7.33%)
- Sleep disorder (34 people, 6.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cymbalta (118 people, 23.37%)
- Neurontin (107 people, 21.19%)
- Lexapro (105 people, 20.79%)
- Xanax (105 people, 20.79%)
- Seroquel (96 people, 19.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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