Wellbutrin and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,515 people who have side effects when taking Wellbutrin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 01, 2017

65,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 208 people (0.32%) have Serotonin syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Serotonin syndrome?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Serotonin syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 40 %

Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 70.16 %
  • male: 29.84 %

Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.86 %
  • 20-29: 10.0 %
  • 30-39: 10.0 %
  • 40-49: 15.0 %
  • 50-59: 32.86 %
  • 60+: 29.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (18 people, 8.65%)
  • Major Depression (13 people, 6.25%)
  • Analgesic Therapy (11 people, 5.29%)
  • Fibromyalgia (10 people, 4.81%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (10 people, 4.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (41 people, 19.71%)
  • Prozac (31 people, 14.90%)
  • Zoloft (30 people, 14.42%)
  • Paxil (27 people, 12.98%)
  • Clonazepam (22 people, 10.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Agitation (28 people, 13.46%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (27 people, 12.98%)
  • Tremor (21 people, 10.10%)
  • Nausea (18 people, 8.65%)
  • Pain (15 people, 7.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 76,388 users)

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