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bupropion

 [bu-pro´pe-on]
a compound structurally similar to amphetamine, used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as an antidepressant and as an aid in smoking cessation to reduce the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal; administered orally.

bupropion

/bu·pro·pi·on/ (bu-pro´pe-on) a monocyclic compound structurally similar to amphetamine, used as the hydrochloride salt as an antidepressant and as an aid in smoking cessation.

bupropion

(byo͞o-prō′pē-ŏn′)
n.
A drug, C13H18ClNO, used in its hydrochloride form for the treatment of depression and as an aid in smoking cessation. It is a weak inhibitor of norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake in the central nervous system.

buPROPion

[boo͡prō′pē·on]
a heterocyclic mood-elevating drug used to treat some types of depression (trademark: Wellbutrin) and also to promote smoking cessation (trademark: Zyban).

bupropion

Zyban® Psychiatry An antidepressant Side effects Dry mouth, insomnia Contraindications Seizures, bulimia

bupropion

A drug used in the treatment of tobacco, drug and alcohol dependency. Bupropion reacts adversely with a wide range of other drugs and may induce seizures in sensitive persons. When used, a strict regime is necessary. A brand name is Zyban.

Bupropion

An antidepressant medication given to smokers for nicotine withdrawal symptoms. It is sold under the trade name Zyban.

bupropion (byōō´prō´pēon),

n brand names: Wellbutrin, Zyban;
drug class: antidepressant;
action: weak uptake inhibitor of dopamine, serotonin, norepinephrine; mechanism unknown;
uses: treatment of depression and anxiety disorders; tobacco cessation.
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After taking into account factors that could affect people's success, such as how long and how heavily they had smoked, the researchers determined that buproprion and the nicotine patch were each tied to a four-fold increase in quitting success compared with those who used no medications, and varenicline to a nearly six-fold increase.
11) ACOG also cautions that buproprion and varenicline have warnings about psychiatric symptoms and suicide risk, are transmitted through breast milk, and lack evidence on their safety and efficacy in pregnant women.
Nicotine, buproprion and varenicline are among the most common drugs used in the treatment of smoking addiction.
People can get advice on combining support from a specialist stop smoking advisor with one of the different kinds of treatment available - nicotine replacement in the form of nicotine patches, gum, lozenges or tablets or another appropriate stop smoking aid such as Buproprion (Zyban') and Varenicline (Champix').
Buproprion is also available for three months at a $5 co-pay per month.
Psychological support--cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT) or other psychological support Pharmacological--nicotine replacement (patches, gum), varenicline tartrate (Champix), buproprion hydrochloride (Zyban)--for PBS subsidy there must be a 6 month gap between taking Zyban and beginning on Champix (MIMS 2008).
Asked about buproprion, he said that about 5 years ago psychiatrists in Europe using the drug to treat patients for depression found that their clients were more easily able to quit smoking.
symptom subtypes were treated with the medication buproprion (brand name Zyban), the nicotine patch and regular cessation counselling.
Used alone or in combination, buproprion (Zyban), nicotine patches, and Provider Counseling have been shown to double quit rates in some studies (Hurt et al.
Some early studies suggest that buproprion (Wellbutrin and Wellbutrin XL) can be helpful to the mood shifts in SAD, but the research on this is in the early stages.