Could Wellbutrin cause Neuropathy - from FDA reports
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 43,617 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA. Among them, 30 have Neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy and more.
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Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 70,714 users)
Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure (latest reports from 5,522 Neuropathy patients).
On Nov, 26, 2016
43,617 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 30 people (0.07%) have Neuropathy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Neuropathy *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 100 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Neuropathy when taking Wellbutrin *:
- female: 66.67 %
- male: 33.33 %
Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Wellbutrin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 15.38 %
- 50-59: 57.69 %
- 60+: 26.92 %
Severity of Neuropathy **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 100 %
- severe: 0.0 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (9 people, 30.00%)
- Back Pain (7 people, 23.33%)
- Neurosis (2 people, 6.67%)
- High Blood Pressure (2 people, 6.67%)
- Diabetes (2 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (14 people, 46.67%)
- Vioxx (11 people, 36.67%)
- Plavix (7 people, 23.33%)
- Ultram (5 people, 16.67%)
- Synthroid (5 people, 16.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (11 people, 36.67%)
- Memory Loss (10 people, 33.33%)
- Depression (10 people, 33.33%)
- Pain In Extremity (9 people, 30.00%)
- Osteoarthritis (9 people, 30.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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