Wellbutrin and Stroke - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Stroke with Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 64,199 people who have side effects when taking Wellbutrin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 18, 2017

64,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 688 people (1.07%) 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: 13.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.41 %
  • 10+ years: 5.41 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • female: 63.65 %
  • male: 36.35 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Wellbutrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.71 %
  • 20-29: 2.65 %
  • 30-39: 8.5 %
  • 40-49: 22.3 %
  • 50-59: 32.92 %
  • 60+: 32.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (180 people, 26.16%)
  • Pain (78 people, 11.34%)
  • High Blood Pressure (64 people, 9.30%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 7.41%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (45 people, 6.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (193 people, 28.05%)
  • Plavix (119 people, 17.30%)
  • Lipitor (106 people, 15.41%)
  • Neurontin (95 people, 13.81%)
  • Lasix (90 people, 13.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (127 people, 18.46%)
  • Pain (112 people, 16.28%)
  • Dizziness (111 people, 16.13%)
  • Depression (111 people, 16.13%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (109 people, 15.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Wellbutrin

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Stroke

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