Could Wellbutrin cause Hypersomnia - from FDA reports


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 Xanax, and have Depression . We study 60,730 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA. Among them, 1,624 have Hypersomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypersomnia and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 70,792 users)

Hypersomnia

Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness (eds)) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,715 Hypersomnia patients).

On Dec, 24, 2016

60,730 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 1,624 people (2.67%) have Hypersomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Hypersomnia?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Hypersomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 52.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.12 %
  • 10+ years: 2.08 %

Gender of people who have Hypersomnia when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 67.13 %
  • male: 32.87 %

Age of people who have Hypersomnia when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.24 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 4.27 %
  • 20-29: 5.22 %
  • 30-39: 15.74 %
  • 40-49: 25.16 %
  • 50-59: 28.88 %
  • 60+: 20.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (499 people, 30.73%)
  • Pain (151 people, 9.30%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (108 people, 6.65%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (103 people, 6.34%)
  • High Blood Pressure (85 people, 5.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (179 people, 11.02%)
  • Lexapro (178 people, 10.96%)
  • Paxil (170 people, 10.47%)
  • Seroquel (167 people, 10.28%)
  • Zoloft (164 people, 10.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (546 people, 33.62%)
  • Depression (353 people, 21.74%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (351 people, 21.61%)
  • Nausea (340 people, 20.94%)
  • Dizziness (293 people, 18.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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