Bupropion Tablets-This Tablet comes under the branding of BUPAGEN-SR-150 and belongs to a group of drugs known as ‘antidepressants’, primarily used in the treatment of depression. Depression is a mood disorder that affects day to day life of a person. A person may have symptoms such as feeling sad or feeling lost and might have mood swings. It’s also used to help people stop smoking. It works by increasing the level of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the brain responsible for improving mood and physical symptoms of depression. Hence, it helps to improve mood.
Bupropion Tablets work in depression by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood. The mechanism underlying its use in smoking addiction is not fully understood. It is thought to work by changing levels of certain chemicals in the brain.
Some of the important benefits of this medication are listed below.
Is this medicine addictive?
If this tablet is taken in the correct dose, for the correct duration, and in the correct way as advised by the doctor, then there is no risk of addiction. However, if more than the recommended dose is taken or if this medicine is crushed and inhaled, then abuse potential and addiction are likely.
How does it work?
Bupropion Tablets belong to a class of drugs called antidepressants. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.
What happens if more than the recommended dose of this tablet is taken?
Taking it in overdose can cause unpleasant side effects such as dizziness, tremor, agitation, convulsion, nausea, vomiting, changes in heart rhythm, decreased blood pressure, and change in body fluid/salt balance.
What is a major side effect of this medicine?
This medicine’s common side effects of treatment include headache, nausea, and dry mouth. Although uncommon, serious side effects are possible.