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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Orthostatic hypotension?

Summary: Orthostatic hypotension could be caused by Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Allegra, and have Depression.

We study 48,927 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 have Orthostatic hypotension. Find out below who they are, when they have Orthostatic hypotension and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,620 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Orthostatic hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up) (latest reports from 53,578 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple myeloma, pain, schizophrenia.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 48,927 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 66 people (0.13%) have Orthostatic Hypotension. They amount to 0.12% of all the 53,517 people who have Orthostatic Hypotension on eHealthMe.

Trend of Orthostatic hypotension in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Orthostatic hypotension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Orthostatic hypotension25.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Orthostatic hypotension0.00%0.00%4.44%6.67%8.89%40.00%11.11%28.89%

Severity of Orthostatic hypotension when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Orthostatic hypotension33.33%33.33%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Orthostatic hypotension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Orthostatic hypotension0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (15 people, 22.73%)
  2. Osteoporosis (10 people, 15.15%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (6 people, 9.09%)
  4. Blood pressure (6 people, 9.09%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (6 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Allegra (19 people, 28.79%)
  2. Seroquel (16 people, 24.24%)
  3. Wellbutrin xl (14 people, 21.21%)
  4. Lipitor (13 people, 19.70%)
  5. Aspirin (13 people, 19.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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