a Heterocyclic antidepressant; prescribed for depression; brand names include Wellbutrin and Zyban. Bupropion side effects.
a weakly potent central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that is marketed both as an antidepressant and as an anti-smoking aid
A non-nicotine prescription medication used both for smoking cessation (Zyban) and for treating depression (Wellbutrin).
An atypical antidepressant which blocks the reuptake of dopamine.
A substance that is used to treat depression, and to help people quit smoking. It belongs to the family of drugs called antidepressants.
Bupropion is a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved prescription antidepressant medication. Bupropion is the active ingredient in Zyban and Wellbutrin, brand-name drugs used to treat nicotine addiction. Bupropion does not contain nicotine, and is often used in combination with Nicotine Replacement Therapies to help people quit smoking. Bupropion works at the neurological level, affecting the part of the brain addicted to nicotine to reduce withdrawal symptoms and the urge to smoke.
Bupropion (INN; also amfebutamone,The INN originally assigned in 1974 by the World Health Organization was "amfebutamone". In 2000, the INN was reassigned as bupropion. See brand names Wellbutrin and Zyban) is an antidepressant of the aminoketone class, chemically unrelated to tricyclics or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).