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Side effect(s) of Bupropion

Read the side effects of Bupropion as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Heart- Increased heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm, flushing, hypertension, hot flashes and chest pain.

Central Nervous System- Headache, agitation, sleeplessness, dizziness, tremor, sedation, disturbed concentration, anxiety, confusion, hostility, fatigue, nervousness, loss of energy, impaired sleep quality, migraine, sensory disturbances, abnormal dreams, decreased memory, feeling jittery and irritability.

Skin- Sweating, rash, itching and hives.

Eye and ENT- Blurred vision, inflammation of the nasopharynx, sensation of buzzing, ringing, clicking, double vision, deafness and increased eye pressure.

Gastrointestinal- Dry mouth, constipation, loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, flatulence, taste perversion, vomiting, indigestion and difficulty in swallowing.

Genitourinary- Menstrual complaints, urinary frequency, impotence, urinary retention, vaginal bleeding, urinary tract infection, abnormal ejaculation and decreased sexual activity.

Blood- Altered Prothrombin Time, anemia, bruising, transient increase in white blood cells, deficiency of all three cell elements of the blood, erythrocytes, leukocytes and platelets.

Liver- Inflammation of the liver and liver damage.

Metabolic- Weight loss, in some people weight gain and glucose in urine.

Musculoskeletal- Muscle pain, joint pain, inflammation of joints, pain in extremity, muscle spasm, twitch muscle rigidity and muscle weakness.

Respiratory- Upper respiratory tract infection, sinusitis, cough and pneumonia.

Miscellaneous- Infection, fever and hypersensitivity reaction.

Other Precautions : * Monitor BP before and after treatment; monitor weekly if used with nicotine products.

Drug Name : Bupropion

Bupropion(Aplenzin ) generic is prescribed for depression and smoking cessation. It increases the levels of certain chemicals in the brain and reduces the cravings, anxiety, irritability and other symptoms associated with depression.
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Trade Names for Bupropion

International : 

Aplenzin , Budeprion XL , Zyban , Wellbutrin , Wellbutrin SR

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