Review: could Wellbutrin cause Skin Rash?


Summary

Skin rash 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 Lexapro, and have Depression . We study 42,497 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,610 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 69,048 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 254,287 Skin rash patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

42,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 1,610 people (3.79%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Skin rash?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 63.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.39 %
  • 10+ years: 0.85 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 71.25 %
  • male: 28.75 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.26 %
  • 10-19: 2.75 %
  • 20-29: 8.6 %
  • 30-39: 14.36 %
  • 40-49: 25.97 %
  • 50-59: 30.01 %
  • 60+: 17.97 %

Severity if Skin Rash when taking Wellbutrin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Skin Rash **:

  • while on drug: 9.09 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 90.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (420 people, 26.09%)
  • Hypertension (111 people, 6.89%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (111 people, 6.89%)
  • Anxiety (95 people, 5.90%)
  • Pain (86 people, 5.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (181 people, 11.24%)
  • Lamictal (166 people, 10.31%)
  • Zoloft (159 people, 9.88%)
  • Zometa (154 people, 9.57%)
  • Effexor (154 people, 9.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (290 people, 18.01%)
  • Pain (274 people, 17.02%)
  • Fatigue (249 people, 15.47%)
  • Anxiety (240 people, 14.91%)
  • Nausea (226 people, 14.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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