Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL)
What is Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL) used for?
Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL) is an oral antidepressant prescribed to treat patients who are suffering from depression. It operates by balancing the levels of naturally occurring chemicals in the brain known as neurotransmitters to prevent symptoms associated with these conditions such as feelings of guilt, fatigue, anxiety, or hopelessness. Your doctor may also prescribe this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL)?
Follow your doctor`s instructions while using Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL) to get the best results from treatment. The normal dosage is one tablet administered once daily, but the best instructions will depend on your current health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed with a full glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, but a snack or meal is recommended before use if you experience nausea. Do not split, crush, or chew the tablets before use if you avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL)?
Some patients using Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL) may experience side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention include fever, flu symptoms, elevated heart rate, confusion, faintness, seizures, or severe skin reactions. These conditions may require lower doses or reduced frequency of administration to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, taking MAOI medications, taking other medications that contain bupropion, under the age of eighteen, or who have bipolar disorder, a history of seizures, anorexia, bulimia, or cirrhosis of the liver. It is also important to inform your doctor if you are an alcoholic, taking other medications that increase the risk of seizures, have a history of psychiatric illness, a recent head injury, diabetes, hypertension, or decreased liver or kidney function as these conditions may cause unexpected problems during treatment.
Strictly use Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Bupron SR (Bupropion HCL) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.