Review: Muscle weakness in Wellbutrin
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 10, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Muscle weakness (Weakness) by studying 47,254 people who take Wellbutrin. We analyze: the time on Wellbutrin when people have Muscle weakness, age of these people, the severity of Muscle weakness, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Wellbutrin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Wellbutrin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Wellbutrin include nausea, nausea aggravated, depression, stress and anxiety, anxiety nec.
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Nov, 28, 2013: 47,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 1,783 people (3.77%) 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||35.76%||36.42%||5.96%||4.64%||9.93%||5.30%||1.99% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Wellbutrin * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.12%||1.57%||3.84%||9.94%||25.99%||35.41%||23.14% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||5.56%||63.89%||27.78%||2.78% |
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 (478 people, 26.81%)
- Pain (130 people, 7.29%)
- Hypertension (119 people, 6.67%)
- Multiple sclerosis (112 people, 6.28%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (88 people, 4.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (336 people, 18.84%)
- Wellbutrin sr (260 people, 14.58%)
- Aspirin (254 people, 14.25%)
- Zoloft (248 people, 13.91%)
- Ambien (239 people, 13.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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