Review: could Wellbutrin cause Hypersomnia (Drowsiness)?
Summary: Hypersomnia is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Wellbutrin xl, and have Depression.
We study 49,344 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,263 have Hypersomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypersomnia and more.
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Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,089 Wellbutrin users)
Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness (eds)) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,953 Hypersomnia patients)
On Apr, 21, 2015: 49,344 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 1,263 people (2.56%) have Hypersomnia.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Hypersomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Hypersomnia when taking Wellbutrin * :
Severity of Hypersomnia when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hypersomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (465 people, 36.82%)
- Pain (147 people, 11.64%)
- Anxiety (77 people, 6.10%)
- Hypertension (77 people, 6.10%)
- Bipolar disorder (73 people, 5.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (263 people, 20.82%)
- Wellbutrin sr (231 people, 18.29%)
- Paxil (184 people, 14.57%)
- Lexapro (163 people, 12.91%)
- Neurontin (158 people, 12.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Escitalopram for a 30-year old man with Borderline Personality Disorder. The patient has Hypersomnia
- A study of drug interactions between Minocycline Hydrochloride, Valproate Sodium, Saphris for a 29-year old woman with Acne Vulgaris, Schizoaffective Disorder. The patient has Drowsiness, Oculogyric Crisis
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Crestor, Prilosec, Zyrtec Allergy, Wellbutrin Sr, Prozac, Elavil for a 56-year old woman with Low Deficient, High Cholesterol, Acid Reflux, Allergy, Depression - Chronic, Migraine.
- A study of drug interactions between Methadone Hydrochloride, Promethazine, Clonidine, Xanax, Wellbutrin, Prilosec, Garcinia Cambogia for a 29-year old woman with Withdrawal From Opioids, Nasuea, Sleep - Natural Short Sleeper, Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Acid Reflux, Weight Loss.
- A study of side effects of Dexedrine for a 37-year old woman with ADHD. The patient has Sleepy
Recent Wellbutrin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Wellbutrin, Lexapro for a 50-year old woman who has Depression
- Comparions of Bupropion Hydrochloride, Sertraline, Paroxetine Hydrochloride for a 21-year old man who has Depression
- Comparions of Abilify, Wellbutrin Xl, Prozac for a 33-year old man who has Depression
- Comparions of Nexplanon, Valacyclovir Hydrochloride, Wellbutrin for a 55-year old woman who has Depression And Genital Herpes
- Comparions of Neurontin, Zyprexa, Wellbutrin Xl, Latuda, Risperidone for a 38-year old man who has Schizoaffective Disorder
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