Bupron SR (Bupropion)

Strength(s): 150 mg

Active Ingredient: Bupropion

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Description

Bupron SR medication (Bupropion) is used in the treatment of major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder. It works by improving a patient’s mood and feelings of well-being. It also restores the balance of certain natural substances such as norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain.

This drug may be used in treating other conditions such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder (depressive state) and decrease nicotine withdrawal and cravings for those trying to quit smoking. It may also be used in the treatment of anxiety for patients with depression.

How to Use Bupron SR

This medication is taken orally with or without food, as per the directions of the doctor. It is normally taken twice a day. If you develop stomach upset, take the medication with or after a snack or meal.

The first dose should be taken as soon as you wake up in the morning. Take the next dose after a period of at least 8 hours, or as directed by your doctor. By taking this medication late in the day, you may experience insomnia (trouble sleeping). To get the most out of this medication, take it regularly. For easy remembrance, take it at the same times daily.

Do not chew or crush this medication, as this would release all the drug at once and increase its side effects. Also, avoid splitting the tablets unless they have a score line and you have directions to do so from your doctor or pharmacist. Swallow the tablet whole or split without chewing.

Dosage

The dosage of this medication is dependent on your liver function, medical condition and response to treatment. To reduce the risk of side effects, start out with a low dose of the medication and work your way up. Do not increase the dose of the medication or use the drug longer or more often than prescribed.

Do not stop your dose without prior consultation with your doctor. The dose may need to be decreased gradually. To get the full benefit of the drug, you may have to wait 4 weeks or more. If your condition fails to improve or worsens, inform your doctor.

In the case of a missed dose, skip the dose altogether and resume the normal dosing schedule. Do not share this medication with others. If you overdose, seek immediate medical assistance.

Precautions

Before taking Bupron SR medication, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it. Also, state any other allergies you may have. This product may contain inactive ingredients that may bring about allergic reactions or other problems. Ask your pharmacist for more information.

Before taking this medication, let your doctor know of your medical history especially concerning heart disease, diabetes, liver disease, high blood pressure, kidney problems, seizures and conditions that increase the risk of seizures, use of drugs/alcohol, eating disorders and personal or family history of glaucoma.

This medication may cause dizziness so avoid driving or operating machinery when taking it. Avoid alcohol as it increases the risk of seizures and dizziness. This medication should only be taken when clearly needed. However, do not stop taking the medication unless directed to do so by your doctor. Breastfeeding mothers should also consult a doctor as this medication passes into breast milk and may cause undesirable effects on the infant.

Side Effects

Side effects of this medication include:

• Sore throat

• Dry mouth

• Headache

• Nausea

• Vomiting

• Ringing in the ears

• Constipation

• Weight loss

• Decreased appetite

• Increased sweating

• Shaking

If these symptoms worsen or persist, consult your doctor.

Availability of Bupron SR

You can now order Bupron 150mg online on any online Canadian pharmacy and have it delivered to your doorstep. If you are looking to buy cheap Bupron SR online, you can get it in varying quantities that include 30, 60, 90, 180 and 270 tablets. Also, you can buy your Bupron SR medication from any Canadian pharmacy. Be sure to take advantage of free consultation if available.