Review: could Wellbutrin cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?
Summary: Water retention is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Depression.
We study 49,335 people who have side effects while taking Wellbutrin from FDA and social media. Among them, 121 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.
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Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,078 Wellbutrin users)
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,438 Water retention patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 49,335 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 121 people (0.25%) have Water Retention.
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||14.29%||0.00%||0.00%||42.86%||14.29%||14.29%||14.29% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Wellbutrin * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.04%||9.09%||23.23%||47.47%||16.16% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Wellbutrin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||0.00%||60.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (31 people, 25.62%)
- Metastases to bone (14 people, 11.57%)
- Fibromyalgia (10 people, 8.26%)
- Breast cancer (8 people, 6.61%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 5.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cymbalta (34 people, 28.10%)
- Wellbutrin xl (28 people, 23.14%)
- Prozac (27 people, 22.31%)
- Prilosec (27 people, 22.31%)
- Lasix (27 people, 22.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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