Review: could Wellbutrin cause Hypersomnia?


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 42,497 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,142 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 69,048 users)

Hypersomnia

Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness (eds)) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, feeling abnormal, diarrhea, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 110,184 Hypersomnia patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

42,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 1,142 people (2.69%) have Hypersomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Hypersomnia?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Hypersomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 48.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.46 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.46 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypersomnia when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 66.7 %
  • male: 33.3 %

Age of people who have Hypersomnia when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 3.97 %
  • 20-29: 5.78 %
  • 30-39: 13.49 %
  • 40-49: 24.94 %
  • 50-59: 30.16 %
  • 60+: 21.43 %

Severity if Hypersomnia when taking Wellbutrin **:

  • least: 6.67 %
  • moderate: 40.0 %
  • severe: 46.67 %
  • most severe: 6.67 %

How people recovered from Hypersomnia **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (313 people, 27.41%)
  • Pain (115 people, 10.07%)
  • Anxiety (68 people, 5.95%)
  • Hypertension (67 people, 5.87%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (64 people, 5.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (151 people, 13.22%)
  • Lexapro (146 people, 12.78%)
  • Cymbalta (142 people, 12.43%)
  • Zoloft (135 people, 11.82%)
  • Effexor (131 people, 11.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (348 people, 30.47%)
  • Depression (249 people, 21.80%)
  • Nausea (244 people, 21.37%)
  • Anxiety (233 people, 20.40%)
  • Pain (231 people, 20.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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