Review: could Wellbutrin cause Vertigo?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 47,626 people who take Wellbutrin. Among them, 2,769 have Vertigo. See who they are, when they have Vertigo and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,525 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Wellbutrin include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, depression aggravated, depression.
Vertigo (latest reports from 1,269,629 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 47,626 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 2,769 people (5.81%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.22% of all the 1,259,784 people who have Vertigo.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Vertigo * :
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Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Wellbutrin * :
Severity of Vertigo when taking Wellbutrin ** :
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How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (1,103 people, 39.83%)
- Anxiety (225 people, 8.13%)
- Pain (153 people, 5.53%)
- Hypertension (128 people, 4.62%)
- Bipolar disorder (127 people, 4.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (699 people, 25.24%)
- Wellbutrin sr (378 people, 13.65%)
- Paxil (374 people, 13.51%)
- Neurontin (300 people, 10.83%)
- Aspirin (299 people, 10.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Depression was extremely low until I got a migraine and took three doses of
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From this study (4 months ago):
Vertigo started about a month after started losartan. Also have constant heartburn and indigestion about 2 yrs)0, joint aches and a dry cough after taking @ noc. Vertigo is sporadic and unpredictable, very instant and severe. Violent vomitting, choking, very sick to stomach about 6 hrs. Then very dizzy and nauseous for a couple of days. I also have tinnitus ( had viral infection and lost 45% of hearing about ten yrs ago)
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I feel fine at rest. Once up and moving short time, dizziness and vision symptoms occur. Tremor occurs in neck...head going up and down...and in left arm more than right. Have had possible MS for a long time, now they think it is Ritalin causing the problem. stopped Ritalin and started Ativan. Same symptoms
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