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Bupron XL 150 Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Bupron Tablet MR

Bupron Tablet MR side effects

Common
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Impaired concentration
  • Sweating
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Taste change
  • Abdominal pain
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Fever
  • Constipation
  • Tremor

How to use Bupron Tablet MR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bupron XL 150 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bupron Tablet MR works

Bupron XL 150 Tablet works 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 are not fully understood.

Bupron Tablet MR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Bupron XL 150 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bupron XL 150 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Bupron XL 150 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Bupron XL 150 Tablet may cause dizziness or light-headedness, may affect your concentration and judgement. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bupron XL 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bupron XL 150 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Bupron XL 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bupron XL 150 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised for the use of Bupron XL 150 Tablet in these patients with close monitoring from a doctor for any possible side effects.

What if you miss a dose of Bupron Tablet MR?

If you miss a dose of Bupron XL 150 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Bupron XL 150 Tablet for the treatment of depression.
  • It can also help you quit smoking.
  • Take it in the morning to avoid difficulty sleeping later that night.
  • It causes fewer side effects as compared to other anti-depression medications.
  • Stop taking Bupron XL 150 Tablet and inform your doctor if you notice sudden mood and behavior changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of seizure disorder, eating disorder, or if you drink alcohol.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bupron with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Arifril
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Brand(s): Quitsun
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Brand(s): Shinosun
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Brand(s): Norma
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Brand(s): Loxaris
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Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clopinorm
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bupron

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Sleeping problem in night taken medicine etizolam 5mg. Inzofresh 10 mgAND ALSO TAKEN MEDICINE FOR ANTI SMOKING IS BUPRON XL BD 150 &THEALIFE BD
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Sleep disturbance is often a manifestation of underlying psychological disorder. Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
anxiety i m suffering from.taking bupron sr 150 n etizola0.5 mg n still anxiety continues
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Based on your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. Treatment for Recurrent Depressive Disorder , psychotic disorders, Bipolar Affective Disorder and OCD usually lasts for much longer.To monitor any potential side effects and to take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
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FAQs

Q. Does Bupron help with anxiety and sleeplessness?

No, Bupron should not be used for anxiety or sleeplessness. Instead it may worsen anxiety. In fact, two of the common side effects of are anxiety and sleeplessness. It is because of this that your doctor may even advise you not to take Bupron too close to bedtime.

Q. Is Bupron addictive?

If Bupron 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 the tablets are crushed and inhaled, then abuse potential and addiction are likely.

Q. What are the factors that can increase chances of seizures with Bupron?

The risk of seizure appears to be strongly associated with the dose of Bupron. Increasing your dose of Bupron may increase the risk. The risk of seizure increases with regular intake of alcohol, diabetes, serious head injury or history of head trauma, previous seizures, central nervous system tumor or infection, or addiction to cocaine, opiates or stimulants. The risk also increases with simultaneous use of medicines to treat psychosis or depression, theophylline and oral corticosteroids or if you are taking medicines that cause loss of appetite (anorectics).

Q. Is it normal to get red eyes after starting Bupron?

No, it is very rare to develop eye problems such as redness in and around the eyes, eye pain and blurred vision. Consult your doctor if you notice any such side effect or want to know if you are at risk or not. You can even receive preventative treatment if you are at risk.

Q. Do I need to take any precautions to prevent seizures?

Since the risk of seizures is dose-related, you should not exceed the recommended dose. In case you need an increase in the dosage, your doctor will gradually increase the dose. Seizures are more common with Bupron medicines which are released immediately on taking than with prolonged release preparations. Consult your doctor if you are trying to stop alcohol while using Bupron. It is advised that you reduce your alcohol intake slowly over time.

Q. Can I take Bupron if I am already taking captopril for blood pressure control?

You may take Bupron while taking captopril, but you need to get your blood pressure regularly checked. Bupron can increase your blood pressure even if you are taking captopril. If your blood pressure increases, then consult your doctor immediately since you may have to stop Bupron.

Q. What if someone takes excess of Bupron?

Excess of Bupron may cause fast heartbeat, drowsiness, changes in electrical activity of heart (arrhythmias, QT prolongation) and loss of consciousness. The patient should be given immediate medical support.

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