Started Wellbutrin and within a week developed muscle pain, sore throat, swollen glands and burning eyes. Am I sick or can this be a side effect of the medication?
20 Aug 2010
Common Side Effects of Wellbutrin XL
Sore throat or runny nose
Upper respiratory tract infections (similar to the common cold) percent
Other common side effects:
A sinus infection
Loss of appetite
Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
Painful menstrual cramps
High blood pressure (hypertension)
Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
Serious Wellbutrin XL Side Effects
Some side effects with Wellbutrin XL, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your Doctor.
Suicidal thoughts or behavior
Anxiety, agitation, or panic attacks
Hostility or aggressiveness
Engaging in unusual or dangerous activities
Restlessness or inability to sit still
Extreme elation or feelings of happiness that may switch back and forth with a depressed or sad mood
Other unusual changes in behavior
A fast heart rate
Feelings of internal jitteriness or restlessness
Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
An unexplained rash
Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
Take care and have a good weekend.-
19 Oct 2010
With those symptoms, you should talk to your dr. I was allergic to wellbutrin unfortunately.
Wellbutrin can bring on Steven Johnson syndrome. It's treatable, but serious. Signs of flu are often the precursor to an allergic attack and Steven Johnson syndrome. It's so rare. But happened to me.
Take these symptoms seriously. Look up Wellbutrin and Steven Johnson syndrome online. There's a wealth of information.
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