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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Skin rash (Rashes)?
We study 49,107 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,045 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,842 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 970,316 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 49,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 2,045 people (4.16%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||69.11%||14.98%||3.36%||3.36%||5.81%||2.45%||0.92% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Wellbutrin * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.28%||4.24%||10.51%||16.44%||25.71%||27.63%||15.20% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||8.82%||58.82%||26.47%||5.88% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||5.26%||0.00%||94.74% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (792 people, 38.73%)
- Bipolar disorder (202 people, 9.88%)
- Ill-defined disorder (158 people, 7.73%)
- Hypertension (135 people, 6.60%)
- Pain (105 people, 5.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (663 people, 32.42%)
- Wellbutrin sr (328 people, 16.04%)
- Lamictal (284 people, 13.89%)
- Lexapro (271 people, 13.25%)
- Aspirin (254 people, 12.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 months ago):
Red skin rash. Itching. Disappears and reappears on body in different places.
sheril on Jul, 5, 2014:
Do you still have such rashes and itching? I'm also having the same experience. How have they come about? What did your doctor say? Please reply. Am very anxious about these rashes.
From this study (4 months ago):
Luekemia ruled out. Ana negative, hiv negative. CT scan negative, cardiogram (ultrasound) negative. Bone marrow biopsy negative for hypereosinophilia and luekemia.
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