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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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However, other medications like varenicline (a prescription nicotine agonist) or buproprion (a prescription antidepressant medication used as a smoking cessation aid) were less acceptable (16.
1) Trazodone is also used to treat insomnia, Amitriptyline is also used to treat pain, and Buproprion is also used to aid with smoking cessation.
She had previously been prescribed buproprion and venlafaxine but these treatments were abandoned because of side-effects (mainly headache, constipation, irritability and dizziness).
In fact, buproprion and other common antidepressants also act on CYP2D6, limiting the therapeutic arsenal of treatment of depression in these patients mainly to venlafaxine and desvenlafaxine (48).
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Switching options were either cognitive therapy, sertraline (another SSRI) or an AD from a different class - either buproprion or venlafaxine.
Buproprion itself is a cathinone-derivative (with a ring-substitution), and is the only cathinone derivative that carries a medical indication in the US and Europe (for depression and smoking cessation) (Prosser & Nelson 2012).
In comparison, 18 per cent of nicotine patch users, 15 per cent of those who used the antidepressant buproprion and 19 per cent of people who used a medication called varenicline stayed off cigarettes for six months.
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The stop smoking service has a variety of NHS approved aids to help tackle the addiction, such as nicotine replacement therapy, Varenicline or Buproprion.