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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?





Summary: Myalgia 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 Wellbutrin xl, and have Depression.

We study 49,243 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 739 have Myalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Myalgia and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 54,972 users)

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Myalgia 73,413 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 49,204 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 739 people (1.50%) have Myalgia.

Trend of Myalgia in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Myalgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Myalgia31.37%31.37%5.88%5.88%15.69%7.84%1.96%

Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myalgia0.16%0.47%3.78%4.72%12.76%27.24%31.65%19.21%

Severity of Myalgia when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Myalgia4.00%40.00%52.00%4.00%

How people recovered from Myalgia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Myalgia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (235 people, 31.80%)
  2. Pain (53 people, 7.17%)
  3. Anxiety (42 people, 5.68%)
  4. Hypertension (39 people, 5.28%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (37 people, 5.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin xl (158 people, 21.38%)
  2. Aspirin (103 people, 13.94%)
  3. Wellbutrin sr (89 people, 12.04%)
  4. Xanax (87 people, 11.77%)
  5. Ambien (83 people, 11.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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