Although most people tolerate Wellbutrin® (bupropion hydrochloride) well, it is not free of dangerous risks. Because this medication is not suitable for everyone, make sure you talk to your healthcare provider about possible Wellbutrin dangers that may apply to you.
For instance, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other medical conditions you may have and any other medications you are taking (including non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements) before starting treatment with Wellbutrin. Dangers of this medication include potential side effects. Some of the most common Wellbutrin side effects include:
- Weight loss
- Dry mouth
- Nausea or vomiting
- Increased sweating
- Shakiness (tremors)
- Appetite loss
- Blurred vision.
Although side effects of Wellbutrin tend to be minor, there are some serious side effects of the medication that require immediate medical attention. Contact your healthcare provider right away if you experience problems such as hallucinations, suicidal thoughts, or seizures.
(Click Wellbutrin Side Effects and Wellbutrin Warnings and Precautions for more information on potential Wellbutrin dangers to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication. This article also explains what to tell your healthcare provider before using Wellbutrin and who may not be able to safely use the medication.)