Review: could Wellbutrin cause Psychotic Behaviour?


Summary

Psychotic behaviour is reported only by a few people who take Wellbutrin. We study 35,575 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Psychotic behaviour. Find out below who they are, when they have Psychotic behaviour and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 60,004 users)

Psychotic Behaviour

Psychotic behaviour has been reported by people with agitation, agranulocytosis, nausea and vomiting, overdose, hyperglycemia (latest reports from 603 Psychotic behaviour patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

35,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Psychotic Behaviour


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Psychotic behaviour?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Psychotic Behaviour *:

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

Gender of people who have Psychotic Behaviour when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Psychotic Behaviour 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: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (3 people)
  • Depression (3 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (3 people)
  • Anxiety (2 people)
  • Schizophrenia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (3 people)
  • Risperdal (2 people)
  • Haldol (2 people)
  • Cymbalta (2 people)
  • Abilify (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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