Review: could Wellbutrin cause Hiccups?
Summary: Hiccups could be caused by Wellbutrin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Wellbutrin xl, and have Depression.
We study 48,927 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Hiccups. Find out below who they are, when they have Hiccups and more.
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Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,620 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, depression, stress and anxiety, depression aggravated.
Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough) (latest reports from 16,157 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, pain, multiple myeloma, quit smoking.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 48,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 23 people (0.05%) have Hiccups. They amount to 0.14% of all the 16,117 people who have Hiccups on eHealthMe.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Hiccups * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Hiccups when taking Wellbutrin * :
Severity of Hiccups when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hiccups ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (7 people, 30.43%)
- Mood swings (2 people, 8.70%)
- Increased appetite (1 people, 4.35%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (1 people, 4.35%)
- Diabetes mellitus insulin-dependent (1 people, 4.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (5 people, 21.74%)
- Abilify (4 people, 17.39%)
- Depakote (3 people, 13.04%)
- Simvastatin (2 people, 8.70%)
- Byetta (2 people, 8.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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