Review: could Wellbutrin cause Syncope (Fainting)?
Summary: Syncope 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 Neurontin, and have Depression.
We study 49,344 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 474 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope and more.
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Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,089 Wellbutrin users)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,852 Syncope patients)
On Apr, 19, 2015: 49,344 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 474 people (0.96%) have Syncope.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Syncope * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Syncope when taking Wellbutrin * :
Severity of Syncope when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Syncope ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (109 people, 23.00%)
- Pain (41 people, 8.65%)
- Hypertension (34 people, 7.17%)
- Anxiety (33 people, 6.96%)
- Insomnia (25 people, 5.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (84 people, 17.72%)
- Aspirin (83 people, 17.51%)
- Lasix (75 people, 15.82%)
- Wellbutrin sr (70 people, 14.77%)
- Lipitor (67 people, 14.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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