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Wellbutrin Xr Side Effects

Common Wellbutrin Xr Side Effects

The most commonly reported Wellbutrin Xr side effects are:
Achy And Soreness (6)
Soreness (6)
Tachycardia (1)
Severe Abdominal Cramping And Bloating (1)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Wellbutrin Xr Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Wellbutrin Xr reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Wellbutrin Xr on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Injection Site Pain
on Mar 10, 2014 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 56 years of age, was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Wellbutrin Xr side effects: injection site pain. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Folic Acid (I Think 1mg)
  • Estrogen
  • Losartan / Hydrochlorothiazid Stada (100/25mg)
  • Cymbalta
  • Humira
  • Methotrexate (Shots)
  • Opana Er
  • Salogen (felocarpine) (Up To 4 Times Daily)


Influenza Like Illness, Myalgia, Migraine, Palpitations, Oedema Peripheral, Feeling Jittery, Hangover
Patient was taking Wellbutrin Xr. Patient felt the following Wellbutrin Xr side effects: influenza like illness, myalgia, migraine, palpitations, oedema peripheral, feeling jittery, hangover on Feb 25, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 52 years of age, weighting 254.0 lb, . Wellbutrin Xr dosage: Take 1 Tablet In Am Daily.

Pruritus, Eczema
Adverse event was reported on Dec 18, 2013 by a Male taking Wellbutrin Xr (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: SI , 68 years of age, After Wellbutrin Xr was administered, patient encountered several Wellbutrin Xr side effects: pruritus, eczema.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Xarelto (rivaroxaban) (rivaroxaban)
  • Micardis (telmisartan) (telmisartan)
  • Darob Mite (sotalol Hydrochloride) (sotalol Hydrochloride)
  • Nexium
  • Doxazosin (doxazosin) (doxazosin)
  • Coryol (carvedilol) (carvedilol)
  • Tertensif (indapamide) (indapamide)
  • Lexaurin (bromazepam) (bromazepam)


Mastitis
on Sep 23, 2013 Male from NL , 51 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Wellbutrin Xr side effects: mastitis. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: N/A.


Transient Global Amnesia
on Oct 01, 2013 Female from MT , 78 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. Patient felt the following Wellbutrin Xr side effects: transient global amnesia. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 150mg Per Day. Patient was hospitalized.

Poisoning Deliberate, Intentional Overdose, Mucosal Inflammation, Skin Irritation, Somnolence
Patient was taking Wellbutrin Xr. After Wellbutrin Xr was administered, patient encountered several Wellbutrin Xr side effects: poisoning deliberate, intentional overdose, mucosal inflammation, skin irritation, somnolence on May 09, 2013 from AT Additional patient health information: Female , 30 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 150 Mg, 20 In 1 D, Oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Epilepsy, Loss Of Consciousness, Hyponatraemia, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Dissociation, Fall, Hypotonia, Lethargy, Amnesia
Adverse event was reported on Jun 20, 2013 by a Female taking Wellbutrin Xr (Dosage: 150mg Per Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: BE , 58 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Wellbutrin Xr side effects: epilepsy, loss of consciousness, hyponatraemia, musculoskeletal stiffness, dissociation, fall, hypotonia, lethargy, amnesia.
Associated medications used:
  • Tildiem
  • Medrol
  • Marcoumar
  • Stilnox (zolpidem)
  • Forteo
  • Calcium + Vitamin D
Patient was hospitalized.

Grand Mal Convulsion, Confusional State
on Oct 24, 2012 Female from US , 72 years of age, was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. Patient felt the following Wellbutrin Xr side effects: grand mal convulsion, confusional state. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Dry Mouth, Dysgeusia
on Mar 07, 2013 Female from AT , 56 years of age, was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. After Wellbutrin Xr was administered, patient encountered several Wellbutrin Xr side effects: dry mouth, dysgeusia. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lyrica
  • Simethicone (simeticone) (simeticone)
  • Oestradiol Valerate (estradiol Valerate) (estradiol Valerate)
  • Pantoprazole (pantoprazole) (pantoprazole)
  • Colecalciferol (colecalciferol) (colecalciferol)
  • Nebivolol Hcl (nebivolol Hydrochloride) (nebivolol Hydrochloride)
  • Hydrochlorothiaz+olmesart (benicar Hct) (hydrochlorothiazide, Olmesartan Medoxomil)


Angina Pectoris, Fatigue, Insomnia, Incorrect Dose Administered
Patient was taking Wellbutrin Xr-bupropion Hydrochloride. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Wellbutrin Xr side effects: angina pectoris, fatigue, insomnia, incorrect dose administered on Dec 31, 2012 from PL Additional patient health information: Male , 20 years of age, . Wellbutrin Xr-bupropion Hydrochloride dosage: N/A.

Libido Increased, Sexual Abuse
Adverse event was reported on Mar 09, 2009 by a Male taking Wellbutrin Xr (Dosage: 300mg Per Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: SWITZERLAND , 67 years of age, Patient felt the following Wellbutrin Xr side effects: libido increased, sexual abuse.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Becozym Forte
  • Benerva (300mg Per Day)
  • Folic Acid (5mg Per Day)
  • Aspirin (300mg Per Day)
  • Plavix (75mg Per Day)
  • Trittico (100mg Per Day)
  • Trittico (200mg Per Day)
  • Oxazepam (45mg Per Day)


Completed Suicide
on Mar 04, 2009 Male from AUSTRIA , 64 years of age, weighting 176.4 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. After Wellbutrin Xr was administered, patient encountered several Wellbutrin Xr side effects: completed suicide. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 150mg Twice Per Day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Risperdal (1mg Per Day)
  • Cisatracurium Besilate (45mg Per Day)
  • Abilify (5mg Per Day)


Blood Pressure Systolic Decreased, Cardiac Failure, Epilepsy, Intentional Overdose, Poisoning
on Feb 27, 2009 Female from BELGIUM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Wellbutrin Xr side effects: blood pressure systolic decreased, cardiac failure, epilepsy, intentional overdose, poisoning. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 100tab Per Day.
Associated medications used:
  • Trazolan


Epilepsy
Patient was taking Wellbutrin Xr. Patient felt the following Wellbutrin Xr side effects: epilepsy on Feb 20, 2009 from SWITZERLAND Additional patient health information: Male , 23 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 450mg Per Day.

Completed Suicide
Adverse event was reported on Feb 25, 2009 by a Male taking Wellbutrin Xr (Dosage: 300mg Per Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: AUSTRIA , 65 years of age, After Wellbutrin Xr was administered, patient encountered several Wellbutrin Xr side effects: completed suicide.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Risperdal (1mg Per Day)
  • Cisatracurium Besilate (30mg Per Day)
  • Abilify


Atrial Fibrillation, Atrioventricular Block, Cardiac Pacemaker Insertion
on Feb 19, 2009 Male from GREECE , 75 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Wellbutrin Xr side effects: atrial fibrillation, atrioventricular block, cardiac pacemaker insertion. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Hypertension, Palpitations, Sinus Tachycardia
on Feb 06, 2009 Female from NETHERLANDS , 40 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. Patient felt the following Wellbutrin Xr side effects: hypertension, palpitations, sinus tachycardia. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 150mg Per Day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Seroquel
  • Zolpidem
  • Nordette-28
  • Atenolol (25mg Twice Per Day)


Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, Blood Fibrinogen Increased, Blood Glucose Increased, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Blood Urea Increased, Cardiac Disorder, Cardiac Failure, Chest Pain, Dyspnoea
Patient was taking Wellbutrin Xr. After Wellbutrin Xr was administered, patient encountered several Wellbutrin Xr side effects: blood alkaline phosphatase increased, blood fibrinogen increased, blood glucose increased, blood triglycerides increased, blood urea increased, cardiac disorder, cardiac failure, chest pain, dyspnoea on Jan 27, 2009 from BELGIUM Additional patient health information: Male , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 150mg In The Morning.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Glucophage (850mg Twice Per Day)
  • Lipitor (20mg In The Morning)
  • Cardio-aspirine (100mg In The Morning)
  • Effexor (75mg Twice Per Day)
  • Aldactazine
  • Nexium (20mg Per Day)
  • Ramipril (10mg In The Morning)
  • Staurodorm
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Obesity, Urinary Retention
Adverse event was reported on Jan 16, 2008 by a Female taking Wellbutrin Xr (Dosage: 300mg Per Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: POLAND , 39 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Wellbutrin Xr side effects: obesity, urinary retention.
Associated medications used:
  • Buspirone Hydrochloride
  • Hydroxyzine


Mydriasis, Photosensitivity Reaction
on May 22, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 35 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. Patient felt the following Wellbutrin Xr side effects: mydriasis, photosensitivity reaction. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 150mg Per Day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lexapro


Hyperhidrosis
on Nov 22, 2006 Male from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Wellbutrin Xr. After Wellbutrin Xr was administered, patient encountered several Wellbutrin Xr side effects: hyperhidrosis. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 150mg Per Day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Zocor
  • Aciphex


Alopecia
Patient was taking Wellbutrin Xr. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Wellbutrin Xr side effects: alopecia on Mar 26, 2014 from CH Additional patient health information: Female , 48 years of age, weighting 149.9 lb, was diagnosed with and. Wellbutrin Xr dosage: 1 Pil Per Day, Once Daily, Taken By Mouth.

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