Wellbutrin and Hypersomnia - from FDA reports
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 Xanax, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Hypersomnia with Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,515 people who have side effects when taking Wellbutrin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
65,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 1,769 people (2.7%) have Hypersomnia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Hypersomnia *:
- < 1 month: 50.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.35 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.42 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.19 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.27 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.54 %
- 10+ years: 1.77 %
Gender of people who have Hypersomnia when taking Wellbutrin *:
- female: 68 %
- male: 32 %
Age of people who have Hypersomnia when taking Wellbutrin *:
- 0-1: 0.22 %
- 2-9: 0.07 %
- 10-19: 4.15 %
- 20-29: 5.86 %
- 30-39: 15.58 %
- 40-49: 24.78 %
- 50-59: 28.26 %
- 60+: 21.07 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (167 people, 9.44%)
- Bipolar Disorder (114 people, 6.44%)
- Narcolepsy (95 people, 5.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (92 people, 5.20%)
- Insomnia (73 people, 4.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (192 people, 10.85%)
- Lexapro (187 people, 10.57%)
- Cymbalta (181 people, 10.23%)
- Seroquel (178 people, 10.06%)
- Paxil (176 people, 9.95%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (593 people, 33.52%)
- Nausea (359 people, 20.29%)
- Dizziness (309 people, 17.47%)
- Pain (306 people, 17.30%)
- Insomnia (292 people, 16.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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