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Review: could Wellbutrin cause Water retention?

We study 49,100 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

Wellbutrin (latest outcomes from 54,816 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,531 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 49,088 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin. Among them, 121 people (0.25%) have Water Retention. They amount to 0.13% of all the 90,504 people who have Water Retention on eHealthMe.

Trend of Water retention in Wellbutrin reports

Time on Wellbutrin when people have Water retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Water retention14.29%0.00%0.00%42.86%14.29%14.29%14.29%

Age of people who have Water retention when taking Wellbutrin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Water retention0.00%0.00%0.00%4.04%9.09%23.23%47.47%16.16%

Severity of Water retention when taking Wellbutrin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Water retention0.00%60.00%20.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Water retention ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Water retention0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (31 people, 25.62%)
  2. Metastases to bone (14 people, 11.57%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (10 people, 8.26%)
  4. Breast cancer (8 people, 6.61%)
  5. Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 5.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cymbalta (34 people, 28.10%)
  2. Wellbutrin xl (28 people, 23.14%)
  3. Prozac (27 people, 22.31%)
  4. Prilosec (27 people, 22.31%)
  5. Lasix (27 people, 22.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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