Review: could Wellbutrin cause Hallucinations?


Summary

Hallucinations is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 35,575 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 429 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 60,004 users)

Hallucinations

Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, death, agitation, parkinson's disease, drowsiness (latest reports from 27,903 Hallucinations patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

35,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 429 people (1.21%) have Hallucinations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Hallucinations?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Hallucinations *:

  • < 1 month: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.03 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 43.94 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 1.52 %

Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 59.52 %
  • male: 40.48 %

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.98 %
  • 10-19: 1.98 %
  • 20-29: 9.57 %
  • 30-39: 14.19 %
  • 40-49: 30.69 %
  • 50-59: 20.46 %
  • 60+: 21.12 %

Severity if Hallucinations when taking Wellbutrin **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hallucinations **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (174 people)
  • Anxiety (61 people)
  • Insomnia (38 people)
  • Pain (34 people)
  • Hypertension (30 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (102 people)
  • Xanax (95 people)
  • Cymbalta (91 people)
  • Lexapro (88 people)
  • Seroquel (73 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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