Review: could Wellbutrin cause Short-term memory loss (Memory loss)?
Summary: Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Wellbutrin xl, and have Depression.
We study 49,335 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,690 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 has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,081 Wellbutrin users)
Short-term memory loss
Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,451 Short-term memory loss patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 49,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 1,690 people (3.43%) have Short-term Memory Loss.
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||24.59%||24.03%||8.29%||10.22%||19.89%||7.46%||5.52% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Wellbutrin * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.07%||0.21%||3.57%||9.07%||14.64%||29.35%||27.49%||15.60% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||8.70%||56.52%||32.17%||2.61% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short-term memory loss||3.28%||1.64%||95.08% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (659 people, 38.99%)
- Insomnia (150 people, 8.88%)
- Pain (144 people, 8.52%)
- Anxiety (134 people, 7.93%)
- Bipolar disorder (109 people, 6.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (407 people, 24.08%)
- Wellbutrin sr (314 people, 18.58%)
- Ambien (281 people, 16.63%)
- Paxil (243 people, 14.38%)
- Lexapro (241 people, 14.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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