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bu·pro·pi·on

 (byo͞o-prō′pē-ŏn′)
n.
A drug, C13H18ClNO, used in its hydrochloride form for the treatment of depression and as an aid in smoking cessation. It is a weak inhibitor of norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake in the central nervous system.

[bu(tyl) + propi(ophen)on(e), a ketone (propio(nic acid) + phen(yl) + -one).]

bupropion

(bjuːˈprəʊpɪɒn)
n
an antidepressant drug used to help people stop smoking
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Buproprion is inhibitor of DA and NA used for treating depression and inducing smoking cessation.
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A 2007 article reports on a randomized trial looking at the use of sustained released buproprion for adolescent smoking cessation.
One widely used example is buproprion (Wellbutrin), which is used by many people to help stop smoking.