Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Aplenzin
  2. Budeprion SR
  3. Budeprion XL
  4. Buproban
  5. Forfivo XL
  6. Wellbutrin
  7. Wellbutrin SR
  8. Wellbutrin XL
  9. Zyban

Descriptions


Bupropion is used to treat depression. It is also used as part of a support program to help people stop smoking. This medicine may be used to prevent depression in patients with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is sometimes called winter depression.

Bupropion is sold under different brand names for different uses. If you are already taking medicine for depression or to help you stop smoking, discuss this with your doctor before taking bupropion. It is very important that you receive only one prescription at a time for bupropion.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Extended Release, 24 HR
  • Tablet, Extended Release, 12 HR
  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Extended Release