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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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Jubilant Pharma Ltd has received abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) final approval for Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets USP (XL), 150 mg and 300 mg," Jubilant Life Sciences stated in its filing.
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Findings also indicate that, when compared with bupropion, only varenicline reduced the psychological reward, or pleasure, derived from smoking, when measured among those who Initially lapsed, while trying to retain abstinence during the program.
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Those four manufacturers of the generic bupropion products are Anchen, Actavis, Watson, and Mylan.
Depression is a rapidly growing condition globally, and Bupropion is one of the more commonly used drugs for treating this condition.
The extended release tablets of Bupropion 12-Hr will be manufactured by Wockhardt at its facility in Waluj, India.
2) organic brain disorders or mental retardation; 3) any medical condition that contraindicated use of bupropion; 4) history of seizure disorder; 5) an allergy to bupropion
Bupropion was moved from Pregnancy Category B to Category C because of the dearth of information about its effects in human pregnancy.
Actavis has received approval from US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) to market Bupropion HCl Extended-Release (SR) tablets 100mg and 200mg.
His go to combinations are nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) plus the antidepressant bupropion (Zyban), or high-dose NRT using a nicotine patch plus nicotine gum or lozenges.
Wellbutrin XL once daily maintains bupropion plasma concentrations over 24 hours, helping to eliminate the evening peak in bupropion levels seen with Wellbutrin SR twice daily.