Wellbutrin and Acne - from FDA reports
Acne is found among people who take Wellbutrin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,515 people who have side effects when taking Wellbutrin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jan, 18, 2018
65,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Wellbutrin.
Among them, 178 people (0.27%) have Acne
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Wellbutrin when people have Acne *:
- < 1 month: 25.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Wellbutrin *:
- female: 86.05 %
- male: 13.95 %
Age of people who have Acne when taking Wellbutrin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.59 %
- 20-29: 15.52 %
- 30-39: 23.28 %
- 40-49: 29.31 %
- 50-59: 25.0 %
- 60+: 4.31 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Narcolepsy (13 people, 7.30%)
- Birth Control (11 people, 6.18%)
- Bipolar Disorder (11 people, 6.18%)
- Metastases To Bone (10 people, 5.62%)
- Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 3.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Gabapentin (23 people, 12.92%)
- Prilosec (22 people, 12.36%)
- Celexa (20 people, 11.24%)
- Zoloft (19 people, 10.67%)
- Prevacid (19 people, 10.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (41 people, 23.03%)
- Weight Increased (40 people, 22.47%)
- Fatigue (38 people, 21.35%)
- Rashes (35 people, 19.66%)
- Memory Loss (32 people, 17.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I have been taking Wellbutrin for 4 + years. I have had foot pain and numbness for 3-4 years. It did start after getting on the Wellbutrin. I have been weaned off and have been off for 2 weeks. Anyone else have this problem?
I had lymph node squamous cell ca and received Cisplatin and radiation for treatment. Last dose was 07/31/17. Pet scans are now negative. I have had pimples slightly during chemo but now pot it has gotten much worse. I am 55yo female and have never had this bad facial acne. Anybody else? Advice?
I was given a prescription of naproxen as the doctor suspected arthritis. I have been taking it for a couple of days and have noticed my skin has gotten worse. I was wondering if it is naproxen side effects or if it is just hormonal as I am only 16.
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