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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Neuropathy (Peripheral neuropathy)?

Summary: Neuropathy is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression.

We study 49,335 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,078 Wellbutrin users)

Neuropathy

Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 5,880 Neuropathy patients)

On Mar, 26, 2015: 49,335 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 41 people (0.08%) have Neuropathy.

Trend of Neuropathy in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Neuropathy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Neuropathy0.00%0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy0.00%0.00%0.00%2.50%15.00%10.00%45.00%27.50%

Severity of Neuropathy when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Neuropathy0.00%80.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Neuropathy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Neuropathy0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (22 people, 53.66%)
  2. Back pain (7 people, 17.07%)
  3. Insomnia (6 people, 14.63%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (5 people, 12.20%)
  5. Neuropathy (5 people, 12.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (20 people, 48.78%)
  2. Vioxx (11 people, 26.83%)
  3. Synthroid (9 people, 21.95%)
  4. Wellbutrin sr (8 people, 19.51%)
  5. Plavix (8 people, 19.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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