More than 500,000 prescriptions written in first full year of Contrave (naltrexone HCl and bupropion
HCl extended-release tablets) launch
Smokers have a higher probability of quitting smoking and a better overall cessation experience when taking varenicline compared to bupropion
and to placebo--unmedicated assisted smoking cessation--according to a study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.
Antidepressants nortriptyline, amitriptyline, and bupropion
were all associated with less weight gain than citalopram, Sarah S.
The three smoking cessation agents bupropion
, varenicline, and nicotine replacement therapy did not raise the risk of serious adverse cardiovascular events in a network meta-analysis of 63 randomized clinical trials.
12 ( ANI ): A team of researchers has found that among cigarette smokers, combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion
, compared with varenicline alone, resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates.
Some recent studies suggested that bupropion
works as a dopamine-uptake inhibitor, which might explain mild abuse potential of this drug.
Wockhardt announced that it has secured final approval from the US FDA for marketing 100 mg, 150 mg and 200 mg 12-hour extended release tablets of Bupropion
HCl which is used in the treatment of depression.
In the recent decade, researchers have expressed renewed interest in therapeutic effects of bupropion
an atypical antidepressant and smoking cessation aid on these symptoms.
Participants were randomly prescribed either a combination of the drugs naltrexone and bupropion
or "dummy" placebo pills.
Actavis has received approval from US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) to market Bupropion
HCl Extended-Release (SR) tablets 100mg and 200mg.
His go to combinations are nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) plus the antidepressant bupropion
(Zyban), or high-dose NRT using a nicotine patch plus nicotine gum or lozenges.
Wellbutrin XL once daily maintains bupropion
plasma concentrations over 24 hours, helping to eliminate the evening peak in bupropion
levels seen with Wellbutrin SR twice daily.