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Wellbutrin XL

Bupropion is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder. The Bupropion may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not take bupropion if you have seizures or an eating disorder, or if you have suddenly stopped using alcohol, seizure medication, or sedatives. If you take Wellbutrin for depression, do not also take Zyban to quit smoking.

Do not use bupropion within 14 days before or 14 days after you have used an MAO inhibitor, such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.

Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking an antidepressant. Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Forfivo XL tablet, extended release 450 mg/24 hours
Wellbutrin XL tablet, extended release 150 mg/24 hours300 mg/24 hours
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
BuPROPion Hydrochloride XL tablet, extended release 150 mg/24 hours300 mg/24 hours450 mg/24 hours

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