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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

bupropion

Zyban® Psychiatry An antidepressant Side effects Dry mouth, insomnia Contraindications Seizures, bulimia
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Bupropion

An antidepressant medication given to smokers for nicotine withdrawal symptoms. It is sold under the trade name Zyban.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Biopharmaceutical company Orexigen Therapeutics (NasdaqGS:OREX) stated on Tuesday that it will commercialise Contrave (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl extended release) in Canada through a commercialisation and distributorship agreement with Valeant Canada, a subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International or its affiliates, in the obesity medication market.
Orexigen Therapeutics Ireland, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orexigen Therapeutics, and Spain-based Laboratorios Farmaceuticos Rovi, SA have executed a commercialisation and distributorship agreement for Mysimba (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl prolonged release) in Spain, it was reported yesterday.
Biopharmaceutical company Orexigen Therapeutics (NasdaqGS:OREX) said on Monday that its wholly owned subsidiary Orexigen Therapeutics Ireland Ltd has announced a commercialisation and distributorship agreement for Mysimba (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl prolonged release) in Spain in partnership with Laboratorios Farmaceuticos Rovi SA (ROVI).