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Related to bupropion: Wellbutrin, bupropion hydrochloride

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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Bupropion Hydrochloride tablets are used in the treatment of major depressive disorder and prevention of seasonal affective disorder.
This is not the first time Sun Pharma has had to recall Bupropion Hydrochloride.
Anthenelli and his colleagues conducted a randomized, double-blind, triple-dummy, placebo- and active-controlled trial to assess bupropion and varenicline in motivated smokers with and without psychiatric diagnoses for 12 weeks.
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.
Nortriptyline, which was evaluated in 6 trials, was the only antidepressant besides bupropion that was superior to placebo.
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.
Doug Hyun Han and colleagues published a study evaluating the effect of bupropion on depressed patients who played online games excessively (J.
professor in the Department of Behavioral Science at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, investigated the relative efficacy of varenicline and bupropion - both popular anti-smoking drugs on the market - plus intensive counseling to assess the drugs' effects on smoking-cessation and emotional functioning while quitting.
None of the other generic versions of the 300-mg dose or the Impax 150-mg bupropion product are affected, the FDA said.
Bupropion is the genetic name for the brand Wellbutrin SR, marketed in the United States by GlaxoSmithKline PLC.
Bupropion, the generic name for the brand Wellbutrin SR is marketed in the US by Glaxo Smithkline.
The current study was designed to examine the comparative efficacy of bupropion for positive and negative symptoms.