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Wellbutrin â Side-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

According to the FDA, side-effects from Wellbutrin®* are common:

· drowsiness
· weakness or tiredness
· excitement or anxiety
· dry mouth
· insomnia
· nightmares
· change in appetite or weight

Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:
· frequent urination
· difficulty urinating
· constipation
· blurred vision
· change in sex drive or ability
· excessive sweating
· headaches

If you experience any of the following side-effects, call your doctor immediately:

· seizures or tremors
· loss of coordination
· fever
· severe skin rash
· itching
· hives
· chest pain
· shortness of breath
· muscle or joint pain
· yellowing of the skin or eyes
· irregular heartbeat

*Wellbutrin® is marketed by Glaxo Wellcome as a treatment for depression. The active ingredient in Wellbutrin® is bupropion.


Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.

Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD