From FDA reports: Wellbutrin and Ibs
This is a study of Ibs (Irritable bowel syndrome) among people who take Wellbutrin. The study analyzes: the time on Wellbutrin when people have Ibs, age of these people, the severity of Ibs, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Wellbutrin. In total 44,358 Wellbutrin users are studied. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is used in depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, dysthymia, depressed mood. Commonly reported side effects of Wellbutrin include nausea, depression, stress and anxiety, headache, fatigue.
Ibs has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On May, 31, 2013: 44,358 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 133 people (0.30%) have Ibs.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Ibs * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Ibs when taking Wellbutrin * :
Severity of Ibs when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Ibs ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (37 people, 27.82%)
- Acne (26 people, 19.55%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 11.28%)
- Pain (12 people, 9.02%)
- Antidepressant therapy (9 people, 6.77%)
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (30 people, 22.56%)
- Seroquel (28 people, 21.05%)
- Plavix (27 people, 20.30%)
- Accutane (27 people, 20.30%)
- Zoloft (26 people, 19.55%)
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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