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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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