Bupropion Medication Overview

Bupropion is a prescription medication used to treat depression and to quit smoking, depending on the form. Bupropion belongs to a group of drugs called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain. This medication comes in tablet form and is usually taken 3 or 4 times daily. The sustained-release tablet […]

Bupropion Medication Overview

Bupropion is a prescription medication used to treat depression and to quit smoking, depending on the form. Bupropion belongs to a group of drugs called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain. This medication comes in tablet form and is usually taken 3 or 4 times daily. The sustained-release tablet […]

Bupropion Medication Overview

Bupropion is a prescription medication used to treat depression and to quit smoking, depending on the form. Bupropion belongs to a group of drugs called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain. This medication comes in tablet form and is usually taken 3 or 4 times daily. The sustained-release tablet […]

Bupropion Medication Overview

Bupropion is a prescription medication used to treat depression and to quit smoking, depending on the form. Bupropion belongs to a group of drugs called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain. This medication comes in tablet form and is usually taken 3 or 4 times daily. The sustained-release tablet […]

Bupropion Medication Overview

Bupropion is a prescription medication used to treat depression and to quit smoking, depending on the form. Bupropion belongs to a group of drugs called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain. This medication comes in tablet form and is usually taken 3 or 4 times daily. The sustained-release tablet […]

Why Quit Smoking?

In this world— where cigarette smoking is costing more than 7 million lives, 2 trilliondollars in healthcare and lost productivity… where smoking remains the leading cause ofpreventable deaths from cancer… people still smoke.What does smoking do?We all know that  smoking increases the risk for serious health problems, diseases, anddeath. We know about the increased risks […]

Quit Smoking: Nicotine Replacement Products

– Hi, I’m Kathryn Samai.I’m an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacistat Sarasota Memorial Hospital.Did you know that there are two prescription medicationsthat can help you quit smoking?Zyban, or bupropion, can help you manage cravingswhile trying to quit smoking and it can be used alongsidewith nicotine replacement therapy.Chantix, or varenicline, can ease the symptoms of withdrawaland help […]

Pros & Cons of Zyban or Bupropion | Quit Smoking

I’ve had many clients take bupropion and had good experiences with it. The only side effect that I’ve seen happen to some of my clients was panic attacks, speedy heart. In which case, they stopped taking it immediately. They called their doctor and stopped taking it immediately. That’s a side effect that I know of. […]