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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Psychotic behaviour?

Summary: Psychotic behaviour could be caused by Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Chantix, and have Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 48,927 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 (latest outcomes from 54,620 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Psychotic behaviour

Psychotic behaviour (latest reports from 1,578 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, insomnia, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 48,927 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Psychotic Behaviour. They amount to 0.32% of all the 1,574 people who have Psychotic Behaviour on eHealthMe.

Trend of Psychotic behaviour in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Psychotic behaviour * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Psychotic behaviour0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Psychotic behaviour when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Psychotic behaviour0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%80.00%

Severity of Psychotic behaviour when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Psychotic behaviour0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Psychotic behaviour ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Psychotic behaviour0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (4 people, 80.00%)
  2. Depression (4 people, 80.00%)
  3. Anxiety (3 people, 60.00%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (3 people, 60.00%)
  5. Insomnia (2 people, 40.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (4 people, 80.00%)
  2. Seroquel (3 people, 60.00%)
  3. Cymbalta (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Prozac (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Haldol (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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