Review: could Wellbutrin cause Orthostatic Hypotension?


Summary

Orthostatic hypotension is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Allegra, and have Depression . We study 42,497 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Orthostatic hypotension. Find out below who they are, when they have Orthostatic hypotension and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 69,048 users)

Orthostatic Hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up) has been reported by people with death, drug ineffective, weakness, hypotension, malaise (latest reports from 10,643 Orthostatic hypotension patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

42,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 67 people (0.16%) have Orthostatic Hypotension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Orthostatic hypotension?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Orthostatic Hypotension *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Orthostatic Hypotension when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 63.64 %
  • male: 36.36 %

Age of people who have Orthostatic Hypotension when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.26 %
  • 20-29: 6.38 %
  • 30-39: 6.38 %
  • 40-49: 36.17 %
  • 50-59: 12.77 %
  • 60+: 34.04 %

Severity if Orthostatic Hypotension when taking Wellbutrin **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Orthostatic Hypotension **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (9 people, 13.43%)
  • Osteoporosis (8 people, 11.94%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (6 people, 8.96%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (5 people, 7.46%)
  • Fibromyalgia (4 people, 5.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Allegra (19 people, 28.36%)
  • Seroquel (15 people, 22.39%)
  • Prevacid (14 people, 20.90%)
  • Celexa (12 people, 17.91%)
  • Aspirin (12 people, 17.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (26 people, 38.81%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (23 people, 34.33%)
  • Pain (23 people, 34.33%)
  • Asthenia (23 people, 34.33%)
  • Anxiety (22 people, 32.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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