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Bupropion
(Generic alternative to Wellbutrin SR)

Manufacturer : Sun Pharma
Formulation : SR Tablet

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Wellbutrin SR
(Bupropion)

Manufacturer : Valeant Canada
Formulation : Tablet

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What is Wellbutrin SR /Bupropion used for?

Wellbutrin SR is a medication used in the treatment of depression.

How should Wellbutrin SR /Bupropion be stored?

Keep at room temperature and protect from light, heat, and moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Wellbutrin SR/Bupropion ?

Always follow the instructions your doctor has given you. Take Wellbutrin SR by mouth with or without food. Do not break, crush, or chew the tablet before swallowing. Take your medication at the same time each day, at least 8 hours apart unless your doctor has told you differently. Continue taking Wellbutrin SR even if you begin to feel better.

When should Wellbutrin SR /Bupropion not be taken?

Avoid the use of Wellbutrin SR if you are allergic to any ingredient found in the medication, you are taking another medication contain bupropion, you have a history of eating disorder, you are suddenly stopping the use of alcohol or sedatives after long-term use, or you are taking or have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor within the past 14 days.

What precautions should I follow when taking Wellbutrin SR /Bupropion ?

Tell your doctor if: you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or are breast-feeding; you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement; you have any allergies; you have diabetes, kidney problems, liver problems, high blood pressure, heart problems, or a recent heart attack; you have a history of seizures, head injury, or a tumor I the brain or spinal cord.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Wellbutrin SR /Bupropion ?

Wellbutrin SR may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision; exercise extreme caution when participating in potentially dangerous activities. Talk to your doctor before you drink any alcohol or use any other medications that could cause drowsiness. If you are already drinking alcohol or taking sedatives, do not stop until first talking with your doctor. Do not take any decongestants, stimulants, or diet pills while taking Wellbutrin SR.

When should Wellbutrin SR /Bupropion not be taken?

Serious side effects may include: allergic reaction; chest pain; confusion; dark urine; delusions; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; hallucinations; hearing problems or ringing in the ears; menstrual changes; muscle pai

Less severe side effects may include: constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; flushing; headache; increased sweating; increased urination; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; ringing in the ears; stomach pain; taste changes; troub

Others: None.

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