Zyban 150mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zyban Tablet

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Uses of Zyban Tablet

Zyban 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression and smoking addiction.
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Side effects of Zyban Tablet

Common

Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Allergic reaction, Impaired concentration, Sweating, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Altered taste, Abdominal pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Tremor.

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How to use Zyban Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zyban 150mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zyban Tablet works

Zyban 150mg 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.

In Depth Information on Zyban Tablet

Expert advice for Zyban Tablet

  • Tell your doctor if you have history of head injury, alcohol abuse, diabetes or stimulants or anorectic products use.
  • There should be an interval of at least 8 hours between successive doses of bupropion.
  • You may suffer from insomnia while on bupropion therapy. You can reduce its incidence by avoiding to take this medicine during bedtime (while maintaining at least 8 hours gap between doses).
  • Bupropion should be used with caution in the elderly, patients with hepatic/renal impairment.
  • You should not exceed the recommended dose of bupropion, since bupropion is associated with a dose-related risk of fits (seizures).
  • Blood pressure should be monitored at regular intervals in patients with high blood pressure.
  • Inform your doctor about taking bupropion if you are scheduled to have urine tests.
  • Bupropion may cause dizziness/light-headedness, affecting your concentration and judgement. If affected, don’t drive or operate machinery till you feel fine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zyban 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Zyban 150mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zyban 150mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Zyban 150mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Zyban 150mg Tablet may cause dizziness or light-headedness, may affect your concentration and judgement. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zyban 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zyban 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zyban 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zyban 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Caution is advised for the use of Zyban 150mg Tablet in these patients with close monitoring from a doctor for any possible side effects.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Siquil 10mg/1ml Injection, Risperdal 3 Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zyban 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Bupropion

Zyban is an antidepressant drug and not an SSRI/MAOI/a narcotic/a tricyclic antidepressant
Zyban is not a stimulant/addictive if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Zyban is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Zyban is not an amphetamine. Zyban is an antidepressant medication whereas amphetamine is a stimulant and an appetite suppressant
Zyban is not a controlled substance
Zyban along with motivational support is used to stop smoking in nicotine dependent patients. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/Xanax/Tylenol/Sudafed with bupropion?
Bupropion can be taken with ibuprofen/Xanax/Tylenol/Sudafed. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
These side effects are rare or uncommon with Zyban use. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience one or more such symptoms and stop taking Zyban immediately
Zyban does not contain monoamine oxidase inhibitor.
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