Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR)

What is Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR)?

Bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets (SR) are used to treat major depressive disorder. For someone to have a major depressive episode, the implication (according to the DSM-IV) is that they have have either a depressed mood or a loss ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR)?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) include:

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What are the active ingredients?

The active ingredients in Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) include:

What class of drug?

Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets

Tablets

Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:

Forms

This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) Information Guide

Trade Name:
Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR)
Generic Name:
Availability:
Prescription Drug

Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Aminoketone.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) include:

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How is the dosage of Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR). The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

  • General Dosing Considerations
  • Initial Treatment
  • Increasing the Dosage Above 300 mg/day
  • Maintenance Treatment
  • Dosage Adjustment for Patients with Impaired Hepatic Function
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Drugs may have a number of warnings associated with their use. What are the warnings regarding the use of Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR)?

Some of the warnings are below. Any use of Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) needs to heed warnings surrounding the following:

  • Clinical Worsening and Suicide Risk in Treating Psychiatric Disorders
  • Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Suicide Risk in Smoking Cessation Treatment
  • Screening Patients
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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR)?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) for use in particular situations such as the following:

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Would taking Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

  • Drugs Metabolized By Cytochrome P450IID6 (CYP2D6)
  • MAO Inhibitors
  • Levodopa and Amantadine
  • Drugs That Lower Seizure Threshold
  • Nicotine Transdermal System
  • Alcohol
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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR)?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR)?

The inactive ingredients contained in Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) are:

  • Copovidone k25-31
  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Hydroxypropyl Cellulose
  • Hypromelloses
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Polydextrose
  • Polyethylene glycol
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Triacetin
  • D&C yellow no. 10
  • FD&C yellow no. 6

Product Formulation Information: Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR)

Company that labels Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR):
NorthStar RX LLC
Strength:
100 mg/1
Form:
Tablet (Film Coated, Extended Release)
How is Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Bupropion Hydrochloride (SR) is effective:
1st May, 2012

Formulations

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