The generic name of Bupron is Bupropion which is an antidepressant drug that alters the neurotransmitters in the brain to restore its normal balance. It has significant effects on the mood of an individual and helps in creating positive feeling towards one’s well-being which is necessary for the treatment of season affective disorders or major depressive disorder. There have also been cases when Bupron SR has been used for reducing ADHD symptoms and aiding the process of smoking cessation. This medication falls in the category of nonepinephrine dopamine reuptake inhibitor (NDRI). The use of Bupron SR was approved for the first time in USA in the year 1989. It had a different generic name (Ampfebutamone) back then, but got renamed in the year 2000.
Bupron SR has many medical uses in the pharmaceutical industry. The most popular ones are listed below:
Though this medication has many medical uses, it also some side-effects that appear in patients. They are divided in two broad categories of major and minor effects. They are as follows:
Under certain conditions, this medication should not be prescribed to a patient. Every patient and doctor must be aware of it. Some of them are:
The drug has been assigned by pregnancy category B2 and C. Animal studies show significant risk. Therefore, only if the benefits are greater than the risk involved, it should be used.
Bupron SR is administered through the mouth in the form of tablets.
Trade brand and generic names of Bupropion: Ava-Bupropion SR, Budeprion, Bupep, Bupisure, Bupron-SR, Bupron-XL, Bupropion ER, Bupropion SR, Bupropion SR, Bupropion-RL, Butrew SBK 12, Butrew SBK 24, Buxon, Clorpax, Deppreo, Dosier, Elontril, Ession-ER, Forfivo XL, Mondrian, Nicostop, Nicotex, Novo-Bupropion SR, PMS-Bupropion SR, Quomem, Quomen, Ratio-Bupropion SR, Sandoz Bupropion SR, Smoquit-SR, Voxra, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin Retard, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL, Zyban, Zyban LP, Zyntabac.