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Wellbutrin XL (Bupropion) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Wellbutrin XL (Bupropion) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (154)
Death (13)
Life Threatening Events (2)
Disability (7)

Reports by Reaction Type

Convulsion (21)Drug Ineffective (19)Depression (19)Product Quality Issue (14)Anxiety (13)Tremor (11)Agitation (10)Product Substitution Issue (10)Dizziness (10)Confusional State (9)Headache (9)Overdose (9)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Wellbutrin XL (Bupropion). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 42 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 42 year old female, weighing 68.0 kg (149.7 pounds)

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL

Other drugs received by patient: Ambien



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 79 year old female

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Pruritus, Restless Legs Syndrome, Orthostatic Hypotension, Disorientation, Pharyngeal Oedema, Dyspepsia, Palpitations, Feeling of Body Temperature Change, Muscle Spasms, Blood Pressure Increased, Nightmare, Nausea, Hypotension, Blood Creatine Increased, Tremor, Anxiety, Heart Rate Decreased, Arthralgia, Diarrhoea

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cardura
    Dosage: unk

Cartia XT
    Dosage: unk

Celebrex
    Dosage: unk

Ciprofloxacin HCL
    Dosage: unk

Cymbalta
    Dosage: unk

Diltiazem
    Dosage: unk

Diovan
    Dosage: unk

Fentanyl
    Dosage: unk

Levaquin

Macrobid
    Dosage: unk

Micardis
    Dosage: unk

Mirtazapine
    Dosage: unk

Naproxen Sodium
    Dosage: unk

Norvasc
    Dosage: unk

Paxil
    Dosage: unk

Prozac
    Dosage: unk

Tekturna
    Dosage: unk

Tiazac
    Dosage: unk

Toprol-XL

Vasotec
    Dosage: unk

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: unk

Zoloft
    Dosage: unk

Other drugs received by patient: Effexor XR; Protonix



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: female

Reactions: Condition Aggravated, Depression, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: male, weighing 87.5 kg (192.6 pounds)

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Drug Effect Decreased, Unevaluable Event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 29 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: 29 year old female, weighing 55.3 kg (121.7 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Fear, Tremor

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 300mg 1 po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Panic Disorder
    Start date: 2012-07-25
    End date: 2012-07-31

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 300mg 1 po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2012-07-25
    End date: 2012-07-31



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 44 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Canada on 2012-08-08

Patient: 44 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Product Quality Issue, Nicotine Dependence, Drug Ineffective, Intentional Drug Misuse, Convulsion, Speech Disorder, Overdose, Vision Blurred, Heart Rate Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nicorette

Nicorette
    Dosage: 88mg per day

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 300mg twice per day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 44 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Canada on 2012-08-08

Patient: 44 year old male

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Nicotine Dependence, Confusional State, Speech Disorder, Incorrect Drug Administration Duration, Drug Ineffective, Heart Rate Increased, Vision Blurred, Intentional Drug Misuse, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nicorette
    Dosage: (88 mg, 20-22 4mg mini lozenges daily buccal)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Nicorette
    Dosage: (22 pieces of 4mg daily buccal)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: (300 mg bid oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 44 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-08

Patient: 44 year old male

Reactions: Nicotine Dependence, Confusional State, Product Quality Issue, Drug Ineffective, Intentional Drug Misuse, Convulsion, Speech Disorder, Overdose, Vision Blurred, Heart Rate Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nicorette

Nicorette
    Dosage: 88mg per day

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 300mg twice per day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 25 year old female

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-08-08

Patient: 25 year old female

Reactions: Incorrect Route of Drug Administration, Intentional Drug Misuse, Drug Abuse, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 44 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-08

Patient: 44 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Product Quality Issue, Nicotine Dependence, Drug Ineffective, Intentional Drug Misuse, Convulsion, Speech Disorder, Overdose, Vision Blurred, Heart Rate Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nicorette
    Dosage: 88mg per day

Nicorette

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 300mg twice per day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 44 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-06

Patient: 44 year old male

Reactions: Nicotine Dependence, Product Quality Issue, Confusional State, Intentional Drug Misuse, Convulsion, Speech Disorder, Overdose, Vision Blurred, Heart Rate Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nicorette
    Dosage: 88mg per day

Nicorette

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 300mg twice per day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 44 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Canada on 2012-08-06

Patient: 44 year old male

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Confusional State, Nicotine Dependence, Intentional Drug Misuse, Convulsion, Speech Disorder, Overdose, Vision Blurred, Heart Rate Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nicorette
    Dosage: 88mg per day

Nicorette

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 300mg twice per day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 44 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-06

Patient: 44 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Nicotine Dependence, Product Quality Issue, Intentional Drug Misuse, Convulsion, Speech Disorder, Overdose, Vision Blurred, Heart Rate Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nicorette
    Dosage: 88mg per day

Nicorette

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 300mg twice per day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-04

Patient:

Reactions: Dyspepsia, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Baclofen

Betaseron

Imitrex

Meloxicam

Oxybutynin

Prilosec
    Administration route: Oral

Testim

Tizanidine Hydrochloride

Wellbutrin XL

Zocor
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 13 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-27

Patient: 13 year old female, weighing 105.7 kg (232.5 pounds)

Reactions: Epilepsy

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-24

Patient: female, weighing 55.8 kg (122.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Upper Limb Fracture, Fall, Road Traffic Accident, Blood Potassium Decreased, Hypertension, Crying, Neck Surgery

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abilify
    Dosage: 15;7.5 mg, daily, oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Norco
    Dosage: 3 daily, oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Back Pain

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 150 mg, qd, oral (300 mg, qd, oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2005-11-23

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 150 mg, qd, oral (300 mg, qd, oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Tobacco User
    Start date: 2005-11-23



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-18

Patient: female, weighing 83.5 kg (183.6 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 40 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-07-18

Patient: 40 year old male

Reactions: Drug Interaction, Toxicity To Various Agents, Antipsychotic Drug Level Above Therapeutic

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Atenolol
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Campral
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Creatine (Creatine)
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ephedrine HCL 1PC SOL
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ethanol (Ethanol)
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hoodia
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hydrashred
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Hydroxycut (Hydroxycut) (Not Specified)
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lithium Carbonate
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Pantoprazole
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Rapid Lean
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ripped Freak
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Seroquel
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Super Vita VIM
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Vitamin B1 (Vitamin B1)
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Vitamin D
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Xenadrine RFA-1 / 01521201 / (Xenadrine) (Not Specified)
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from South Africa on 2012-07-16

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Dose Omission, Irritability, Panic Attack, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Impaired Work Ability, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 150 mg, bid, oral (150 mg, qd, oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    End date: 2012-04-01

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 150 mg, bid, oral (150 mg, qd, oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2012-03-17
    End date: 2012-03-17



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-13

Patient: female

Reactions: Impaired Driving Ability, Bipolar Disorder, Insomnia, Depression, Stress, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lamotrigine
    Dosage: (400 mg qd oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: (df oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2006-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 53 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-11

Patient: 53 year old female

Reactions: Impaired Driving Ability, Bipolar Disorder, Insomnia, Drug Hypersensitivity, Depression, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lamictal
    Dosage: 400mg in the morning
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder

Wellbutrin XL
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2006-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Peru on 2012-06-28

Patient: male

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Peru on 2012-06-22

Patient: male

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 28 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-20

Patient: 28 year old male, weighing 96.6 kg (212.6 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 46 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-06-18

Patient: 46 year old male, weighing 108.0 kg (237.6 pounds)

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Oxycodone HCL
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: (150 mg oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Cymbalta; Trazodone HCL; Risperidone



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 40 year old female

Reported by a physician from Brazil on 2012-06-08

Patient: 40 year old female

Reactions: Dermatitis Allergic, Off Label Use, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL

Other drugs received by patient: Bupropion HCL



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-06-01

Patient: female

Reactions: Off Label Use, Syncope, Tongue Disorder, Muscle Twitching, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL

Other drugs received by patient: Allestra; Multi-Vitamin



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 28 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-05-31

Patient: 28 year old male

Reactions: Overdose, Nausea, Photophobia, Vision Blurred, Headache

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Escitalopram
    Dosage: 30 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 150 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2011-02-01



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-25

Patient: male

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Depression

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 300 mg po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: 150 mg po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression



Possible Wellbutrin XL side effects in 42 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-22

Patient: 42 year old male

Reactions: Dyspepsia, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Baclofen

Betaseron

Imitrex

Meloxicam

Oxybutynin

Prilosec
    Administration route: Oral

Simvastatin

Testim

Tizanidine Hydrochloride

Wellbutrin XL

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