Related topic: Wellbutrin, Muscle weakness
Review: could Wellbutrin cause Muscle weakness?
Summary: Muscle weakness could be caused by Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Wellbutrin xl, and have Depression.
We study 48,943 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,817 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.
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Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,620 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 1,325,068 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 48,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 1,822 people (3.74%) have Muscle Weakness. They amount to 0.14% of all the 1,323,204 people who have Muscle Weakness on eHealthMe.
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||35.06%||36.36%||5.84%||4.55%||10.39%||5.84%||1.95% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Wellbutrin * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.11%||1.53%||3.75%||9.89%||25.75%||36.10%||22.85% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||5.13%||66.67%||25.64%||2.56% |
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 (483 people, 26.51%)
- Pain (130 people, 7.14%)
- Hypertension (123 people, 6.75%)
- Multiple sclerosis (113 people, 6.20%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (92 people, 5.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (344 people, 18.88%)
- Wellbutrin sr (267 people, 14.65%)
- Aspirin (263 people, 14.43%)
- Zoloft (255 people, 14.00%)
- Ambien (249 people, 13.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Wellbutrin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (13 hours ago):
Hard time functioning daily. very confused and have a hard time following directions. Very wobbly and off balance. Groggy.
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.
3. to go to the bed on time so can have 6-8 hrs rest
4. Most important Meditiate. "Mindfullness in plane English" a book can help properly in this case.
5. Please choose slow but permanent solution rather than seeking tablets mostly sleeping pills as quick solution.
From this study (7 months ago):
The asthenia does not interfere with my daily activities, however I have lost strength in weight lifting, I also can't move as quickly as I used to during exercise.
In addition to anorgasmia, I have clitoral desensitization. Nothing excites me anymore. This has really interfered with my sexual relationship with my husband.
From this study (7 months ago):
The asthenia does not interfere with daily activities. However, I lift weights and participate in aerobic classes and I have noticed a dramatic decrease in my strength and aerobic capacity.
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