Sandoz Limited | Bupropion (Medication)


Bupropion is an antidepressant medication. Bupropion is used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder to help people stop smoking by reducing cravings and other withdrawal effects.

This is a prescription only medicine and should be used exactly as it was directed by your doctor for your condition. ...

Side Effect:

Less serious side effects may include:headache or migraine; sleep problems (insomnia); nausea, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth; dizziness, tremors (shaking); appetite changes, weight loss or gain; mild itching or skin rash, increased sweating; or loss of interest in sex.

More rare, but serious side effects are:mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive, depression, seizure (convulsions); severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash; fever, swollen glands, rash or itching, joint pain, or general ill feeling; confusion, trouble concentrating; or hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help immediately. ...


Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you have any type of allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions:seizures, or an eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia.

Because Bupropion can cause dizziness and drowsiness, do not drive and use heavy machinery until you are sure you can perform this activity safely. Alcohol can make the side effects from bupropion worse, therefore is forbidden in large amounts.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice. ...