Bupropion is an antidepressant medication used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder. The Zyban brand of bupropion is used to help people stop smoking by reducing cravings and other withdrawal effects.
Bupropion may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of bupropion. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Budeprion.
For the Consumer
Applies to bupropion: oral tablet, oral tablet extended release, oral tablet extended release 12 hr, oral tablet extended release 24 hr
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by bupropion (the active ingredient contained in Budeprion). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
General dosage information for the active ingredient contained in Budeprion: Bupropion (oral tablet, extended release, oral tablet) Other Budeprion formulations: Budeprion XL (bupropion hydrochloride) tablet, extended release Please confirm that the medication forms on the dosage document(s) above are relevant for the specific drug you are interested in.