| Bupron SR-150
| Bupropion Hydrochloride
| Sun Pharaceuticals Ind.
What is Bupron SR-150?
Bupron SR-150 is an atypical antidepressant that increases certain types of activity in the brain and restores the natural chemical balance. It can improve mood and feelings of well being and can be used to treat major depressive disorder and season affective disorders. Some people may also use it in combination with other medication to aid smoking cessation, ADHD and bipolar disorder.
How is Bupron SR-150 used?
Bupron SR-150 is usually taken orally 2 times a day at least 8 hours apart. It can be taken with or without food, however, to prevent an upset stomach it is recommended to take it with a snack or meal. The recommended maximum dose is 200mg per dose and 400mg per day. Patients should not increase or decrease dosage without consulting a doctor, contact a doctor for the proper dosage. The tablets should be swallowed whole and not chewed, cut or crushed as it may cause too much of the drug to be released at one time.
Patients using Bupron SR-150 may encounter side effects such as:
- Dry mouth
- Unpleasant taste in mouth
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- Muscle or joint pain
- Irregular heartbeat
Patients using medication to prevent blood clots, cancer medication, blood pressure medication and HIV or aids medication should use with caution as they may react with the medication.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Bupron SR-150 is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.