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naltrexone

[nal′trek‚zōn]
(pharmacology)
C20H23NO4 An opiate receptor antagonist that blocks the effects of endogenous opioids in the brain; used to treat alcoholism.
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has filed a New Drug Application with the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) in South Korea for Contrave (naltrexone HCl and bupropion HCl) as a monotherapy for weight management in overweight or obese adult patients.
The study also found that, compared to the nonabstainers, abstainers using either bupropion or varenicline experienced lower levels of sadness but, in terms of overall depressive symptoms, the varenicline group fared much better.
Caption: Nortriptyline, amitriptyline, and bupropion were all associated with less weight gain than citalopram.
Bupropion appeared to exert a protective effect against both minor and major events, while varenicline showed no harmful or beneficial effect at all concerning minor or major cardiovascular events.
Cigarette smokers were randomized to 12 weeks of varenicline and bupropion SR or varenicline and placebo with follow-up through 52 weeks.
The extended release tablets of Bupropion 12-Hr will be manufactured by Wockhardt at its facility in Waluj, India.
2) organic brain disorders or mental retardation; 3) any medical condition that contraindicated use of bupropion; 4) history of seizure disorder; 5) an allergy to bupropion
Michael Perfetto, vice president of Actavis Sales & Marketing in the US, The approval of Bupropion SR 100mg and 200mg allows Actavis to provide the full range of strengths available on both Bupropion SR and XL products and offers a significant value to our customers and patients.
Prochazka reserves it as second-line therapy in patients who have failed NRT and bupropion.
Trivedi studied 565 patients who continued taking citalopram along with either bupropion or the serotonin-enhancing drug buspirone.
In a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine (2004;164 September 13), current smokers older than 20 years of age who did not have major depression or a recent history of alcohol abuse were treated for seven weeks with either bupropion or a placebo in addition to other therapies.
For Grosskopf, bupropion accomplished what other methods could not.