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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.
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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.