Number of lawsuits against is increasing day by day as a study revealed that it might cause heart birth defects if consumed by pregnant women. Side effects of Wellbutrin on pregnant women were reviewed by U.S. researchers, including scientists at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This report was published in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Wellbutrin is brand name for bupropion. It is an antidepressant drug. Wellbutrin is used for treatment of major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder.  It works in brain and effectively treats depressive disorders. It is produced by .

It is used for treatment of depression. It improves mood and instigate feeling of well being after using it. It acts by maintaining and restoring chemical balance in brain. It helps to restore certain natural chemicals or neurotransmitters in brain. It is also used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. It is also used to help people in quitting smoking. It decreases cravings and withdrawal effects. It is also used to treat bipolar disorder.

It can produce serious side effects such as chest pain, fainting, fast, pounding or irregular heartbeat, hearing problems, ringing in the ears, severe headache, mental/mood changes, tremor, unusual weight loss or gain, muscle pain, tenderness or weakness, change in the amount of urine, seizures or allergic reactions such as rash, itching, swelling of the face, tongue or throat, severe dizziness, and breathing troubles. Wellbutrin came under scanner as a report in the American Journal of Obstetrics