Wellbutrin and Muscle weakness - from FDA reports


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 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Muscle weakness with Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,515 people who have side effects when taking Wellbutrin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

65,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 2,531 people (3.86%) have Muscle weakness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Muscle weakness?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Muscle weakness *:

  • < 1 month: 42.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.6 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.2 %
  • 10+ years: 3.2 %

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

  • female: 68.22 %
  • male: 31.78 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 1.3 %
  • 20-29: 3.86 %
  • 30-39: 10.33 %
  • 40-49: 24.23 %
  • 50-59: 33.45 %
  • 60+: 26.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (211 people, 8.34%)
  • Pain (190 people, 7.51%)
  • High Blood Pressure (157 people, 6.20%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (102 people, 4.03%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (96 people, 3.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (288 people, 11.38%)
  • Zoloft (270 people, 10.67%)
  • Xanax (253 people, 10.00%)
  • Ambien (249 people, 9.84%)
  • Cymbalta (242 people, 9.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (840 people, 33.19%)
  • Nausea (628 people, 24.81%)
  • Pain (582 people, 22.99%)
  • Dizziness (562 people, 22.20%)
  • Headache (482 people, 19.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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