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Bupropion Information

Bupropion Benefits & Uses

Bupropion is used to treat the following -

Bupropion Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Bupropion


Bupropion Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Bupropion is used -

  1. Insomnia Mild
  2. Excessive sweating
  3. Headache Mild
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Dry Mouth Mild
  7. Abdominal Pain Mild
  8. Anxiety Mild
  9. Agitation
  10. Constipation Moderate
  11. Tremor
  12. Fever Mild
  13. Weight Loss
  14. Rhinitis
  15. Memory problems
  16. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  17. Suicidal behavior
  18. Coma
  19. Anaphylactic reaction
  20. Bronchospasm

Bupropion Related Warnings

Is the use of Bupropion safe for pregnant women?

Bupropion may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Bupropion again without your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Bupropion safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Bupropion. It should not be taken only under medical supervision.


What is the effect of Bupropion on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Bupropion on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Bupropion on the Liver?

Side effects of Bupropion rarely affect the liver.


What is the effect of Bupropion on the Heart?

Side effects of Bupropion rarely affect the heart.


Severe Interaction of Bupropion with Other Drugs

Bupropion should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


Bupropion Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Bupropion unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  5. Suicidal Tendency
  6. Tourette Syndrome
  7. Bipolar Disorder

Frequently asked Questions about Bupropion

Is this Bupropion habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Bupropion has not been reported.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Bupropion, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Bupropion can make you drowsy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Bupropion only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, Bupropion is useful in treating mental disorders.


Bupropion Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Bupropion

Taking Bupropion with food does not harm your health.


Interaction between Alcohol and Bupropion

Consuming Bupropion with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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