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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?





Summary: Vertigo 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 Wellbutrin xl, and have Depression.

We study 49,243 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,756 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 54,972 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Vertigo 162,939 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 49,204 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 2,779 people (5.65%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo43.24%23.34%4.67%8.11%12.53%3.93%4.18%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.04%0.08%2.17%7.96%18.63%27.33%27.37%16.41%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo7.26%65.32%26.61%0.81%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo6.98%13.95%79.07%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1,111 people, 39.98%)
  2. Anxiety (227 people, 8.17%)
  3. Pain (154 people, 5.54%)
  4. Hypertension (128 people, 4.61%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (127 people, 4.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin xl (703 people, 25.30%)
  2. Wellbutrin sr (378 people, 13.60%)
  3. Paxil (374 people, 13.46%)
  4. Neurontin (300 people, 10.80%)
  5. Aspirin (300 people, 10.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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