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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Muscle weakness (Weakness)?





Summary: Muscle weakness is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Wellbutrin xl, and have Depression.

We study 49,243 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,824 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (view latest outcomes from 54,972 users)

Muscle weakness

Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.(latest reports from Muscle weakness 181,414 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 49,204 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 1,828 people (3.72%) have Muscle Weakness.

Trend of Muscle weakness in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Muscle weakness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle weakness34.38%35.62%5.62%5.62%10.62%6.25%1.88%

Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle weakness0.00%0.11%1.53%3.74%10.03%25.78%36.03%22.78%

Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle weakness6.67%66.67%24.44%2.22%

How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle weakness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (487 people, 26.64%)
  2. Pain (130 people, 7.11%)
  3. Hypertension (123 people, 6.73%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (113 people, 6.18%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (92 people, 5.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin xl (348 people, 19.04%)
  2. Wellbutrin sr (267 people, 14.61%)
  3. Aspirin (263 people, 14.39%)
  4. Zoloft (255 people, 13.95%)
  5. Ambien (249 people, 13.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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