eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community

Personalized health information & community

All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms   -   Check drugs   -   Compare drugs   -   Join a support group   -   More tools

Review: could Wellbutrin cause Swallowing difficulty?

Summary: Swallowing difficulty 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 Zometa, and have Depression.

We study 49,344 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 431 have Swallowing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Swallowing difficulty and more.

You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Wellbutrin and have Swallowing difficulty >>>



Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,081 Wellbutrin users)

Swallowing difficulty

Swallowing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 36,347 Swallowing difficulty patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 49,335 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 431 people (0.87%) have Swallowing Difficulty.

Trend of Swallowing difficulty in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Swallowing difficulty * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swallowing difficulty31.25%21.88%21.88%9.38%6.25%3.12%6.25%

Age of people who have Swallowing difficulty when taking Wellbutrin * :

Swallowing difficulty0.27%1.62%1.08%3.24%7.84%23.51%34.05%28.38%

Severity of Swallowing difficulty when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swallowing difficulty25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Swallowing difficulty ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swallowing difficulty0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (98 people, 22.74%)
  2. Pain (30 people, 6.96%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (28 people, 6.50%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (21 people, 4.87%)
  5. Metastases to bone (19 people, 4.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (85 people, 19.72%)
  2. Wellbutrin xl (79 people, 18.33%)
  3. Prilosec (77 people, 17.87%)
  4. Vicodin (74 people, 17.17%)
  5. Celebrex (70 people, 16.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Get connected: join our support group of wellbutrin and swallowing difficulty on

Do you have Swallowing Difficulty while taking Wellbutrin?




You are not alone! Join a support group on :
- support group for people who take Wellbutrin and have Swallowing Difficulty
- support group for people who take Wellbutrin
- support group for people who have Swallowing Difficulty

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):

Recent Wellbutrin related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.


About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us -

© 2015 All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of's terms of service and privacy policy.