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|02275074||SANDOZ BUPROPION SR 100MG TABLET|
|02275082||SANDOZ BUPROPION SR 150MG TABLET|
Bupropion belongs to the family of medications known as antidepressants. It is used to treat depression. It works by affecting the balance of chemicals that occur naturally in the brain.
For the treatment of depression, the full effects of the medication may not be seen until after several weeks of treatment.
Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. As well, some forms of this medication may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are taking this medication, speak to your doctor. Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.
Do not give this medication to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to take this medication if their doctor has not prescribed it.
The usual recommended dose is 100 mg to 150 mg once daily. In some cases, doses of up to 300 mg per day may be used. Daily doses over 150 mg are divided into two doses. Do not exceed the maximum dose of 300 mg per day, and do not take a single dose greater than 150 mg.
Multiple daily doses should be taken at least 8 hours apart. It is very important that bupropion tablets be swallowed whole and not chewed, broken, or crushed.
Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is important to take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is within 8 hours of your next dose, skip the missed dose and carry on with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Store this medication at room temperature, protect it from light and moisture, and keep it out of the reach of children.
This medication is available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms. Any specific brand name of this medication may not be available in all of the forms listed here. The forms available for the specific brand you have searched are listed under "What form(s) does this medication come in?"
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.
Each aquamarine, film-coated, sustained release tablet contains 100 mg bupropion hydrochloride. Nonmedicinal ingredients: carnauba wax, hydrochloric acid, hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, FD&C Blue No. 1, hypromellose, macrogol, polysorbate, and titanium dioxide.
Each plum, film-coated, sustained release tablet contains 150 mg bupropion hydrochloride. Nonmedicinal ingredients: carnauba wax, hydrochloric acid, hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, FD&C Blue No. 2, FD&C Red No. 40, hypromellose, macrogol, polysorbate, and titanium dioxide.
Do not use this mediction if you:
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