Wellbutrin and Stroke - from FDA reports


Summary

Stroke is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Stroke with Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,515 people who have side effects when taking Wellbutrin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 18, 2017

65,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 694 people (1.06%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Wellbutrin cause Stroke?

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 16.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.41 %
  • 10+ years: 2.7 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 63.82 %
  • male: 36.18 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.7 %
  • 20-29: 2.64 %
  • 30-39: 8.44 %
  • 40-49: 22.14 %
  • 50-59: 32.86 %
  • 60+: 33.04 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (78 people, 11.24%)
  • High Blood Pressure (66 people, 9.51%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (47 people, 6.77%)
  • Arthritis (40 people, 5.76%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (39 people, 5.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (193 people, 27.81%)
  • Plavix (119 people, 17.15%)
  • Lipitor (107 people, 15.42%)
  • Neurontin (95 people, 13.69%)
  • Lasix (90 people, 12.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (127 people, 18.30%)
  • Pain (114 people, 16.43%)
  • Dizziness (111 people, 15.99%)
  • Chest Pain (104 people, 14.99%)
  • Heart Attack (102 people, 14.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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