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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Muscle weakness (Weakness)?

We study 49,107 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,821 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,854 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Muscle weakness

Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 1,330,934 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 49,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 1,826 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 weakness34.81%36.08%5.70%5.06%10.13%6.33%1.90%

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%10.04%25.75%36.02%22.80%

Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle weakness6.98%67.44%23.26%2.33%

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 (486 people, 26.62%)
  2. Pain (130 people, 7.12%)
  3. Hypertension (123 people, 6.74%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (113 people, 6.19%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (92 people, 5.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin xl (346 people, 18.95%)
  2. Wellbutrin sr (267 people, 14.62%)
  3. Aspirin (263 people, 14.40%)
  4. Zoloft (255 people, 13.96%)
  5. Ambien (249 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    aaron32 on Apr, 24, 2014:

    Normally this happens when we have improper diet, have stressful schedule, drink too much beverages, less sleep or may be lack of sound sleep.
    It is necessary at this point to pay attention
    1. to have NUTRITIOUS diet.
    2. to drink sufficient water.
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    5. Please choose slow but permanent solution rather than seeking tablets mostly sleeping pills as quick solution.

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