Review: could Wellbutrin cause Short-term memory loss?
We study 49,070 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,682 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.
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Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,782 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Short-term memory loss
Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 466,838 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 49,035 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 1,682 people (3.43%) have Short-term Memory Loss. They amount to 0.36% of all the 465,757 people who have Short-term Memory Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Short-term memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Short-term memory loss||25.14%||24.29%||8.19%||9.60%||20.06%||7.63%||5.08% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Wellbutrin * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.07%||0.21%||3.59%||9.12%||14.58%||29.37%||27.44%||15.62% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||9.35%||55.14%||33.64%||1.87% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short-term memory loss||3.64%||1.82%||94.55% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (653 people, 38.82%)
- Insomnia (150 people, 8.92%)
- Pain (144 people, 8.56%)
- Anxiety (134 people, 7.97%)
- Bipolar disorder (109 people, 6.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (404 people, 24.02%)
- Wellbutrin sr (313 people, 18.61%)
- Ambien (281 people, 16.71%)
- Paxil (243 people, 14.45%)
- Lexapro (240 people, 14.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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