Stroke is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vioxx, and have Depression . We study 42,496 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 543 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.
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Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 69,048 users)
Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, nosebleed, haemorrhage (latest reports from 162,954 Stroke patients).
On Sep, 16, 2016
42,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 543 people (1.28%) have Stroke
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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After 4 yrs on Tasigna I had an embolic stroke without atrial fibrillation. I had failed rxment while on Gleevec after 10 months prior to Tasigna. I'm currently anticoagulated with Pradaxa. I have no lasting sequelae other than slight numbness in my left hand after this hair-raising event. Any evidence to the length of risk after stopping Tasigna for another stroke?
Hi! I am going absolutely crazy because I have not had a period since beginning wellbutrin 6 weeks ago and no one seems to believe it is related to the meds!! I am 32 years old, 99.9% sure I am not pregnant and since starting wellbutritn have been feeling much happier, however 10 days ago my dose had been increased to 300 mg (from 150 mg) and I have been nauseous ever since. Along with the nausea, I have been experiencing PMS-like symptoms for over a week (bloating, some cramps here and there, swollen breasts). I also gained about 3-4 lbs in the last 10 days (normal weight around 115-116, currently bouncing between 119-120 lbs); I am 5'5 so this weight is fine for my body it just feels very umm... fluffy and swollen, not natural like when I have fluctuated at other times in my life.
I have had headaches, which drs have thought were migraines, since age 14-15 and I'm 50 now. Although there have been stages of relief, they have only gotten worse of the course of my lifetime. Since the 90s when Imitrex cam out I have had quite a bit of success with relief from each headache ...
Daily, I have been taking Lexapro for 11 years; Protonix for 5 years; and Wellbutrin for 6 months. For debilitating pain in my left knee, which has had three major surgeries, including a bone graft, I take Vicodin, 750 mg. If I need a Vicodin, I will take it before bed. Recently, I experienced ...
After 4 yrs on Tasigna I had an embolic stroke without atrial fibrillation. I had failed rxment while on Gleevec after 10 months prior to Tasigna. I'm currently anticoagulated with Pradaxa. I have no lasting sequelae other than slight numbness in my left hand after this hair-raising event. Any ...
Hi! I am going absolutely crazy because I have not had a period since beginning wellbutrin 6 weeks ago and no one seems to believe it is related to the meds!! I am 32 years old, 99.9% sure I am not pregnant and since starting wellbutritn have been feeling much happier, however 10 days ago my ...
I had a series of TIAs after taking oxycodone ended up with a stroke in Occipital lobe right side. Have damage to left hand mostly it is getting a little better. This is a dangerous drug and needs more warnings.
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