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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 49,204 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,828 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.
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Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,933 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 181,414 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
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.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Muscle weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle weakness||34.38%||35.62%||5.62%||5.62%||10.62%||6.25%||1.88% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Wellbutrin * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.11%||1.53%||3.74%||10.03%||25.78%||36.03%||22.78% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||6.67%||66.67%||24.44%||2.22% |
How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (487 people, 26.64%)
- Pain (130 people, 7.11%)
- Hypertension (123 people, 6.73%)
- Multiple sclerosis (113 people, 6.18%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (92 people, 5.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (348 people, 19.04%)
- Wellbutrin sr (267 people, 14.61%)
- Aspirin (263 people, 14.39%)
- Zoloft (255 people, 13.95%)
- Ambien (249 people, 13.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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(Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
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