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Drug Interactions With Bupropion Hydrobromide

Drug Interactions With Bupropion Hydrobromide Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when bupropion hydrobromide is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
It is not recommended to drink alcohol while taking bupropion hydrobromide. Combining alcohol and this antidepressant may cause unwanted side effects. However, because stopping alcohol abruptly while taking bupropion hydrobromide can increase your risk of seizures, talk to your healthcare provider before you stop drinking alcohol.
 
Other Antidepressants
Taking bupropion hydrobromide with other antidepressants may affect the level of bupropion hydrobromide and the other antidepressant in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Also, taking bupropion hydrobromide with other antidepressants may increase your risk of seizures. Talk with your healthcare provider before combining bupropion hydrobromide with other antidepressant medications.
 
You should not take bupropion hydrobromide along with other products containing bupropion, including Budeprion SR®, Budeprion XL®, Buproban®, Forfivo™ XL, Wellbutrin®, Wellbutrin SR®, Wellbutrin XL®, and Zyban®.
 
Amantadine
Taking bupropion hydrobromide and amantadine may increase your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may decide to start you at a lower bupropion hydrobromide dose if you are taking amantadine.
 
Antipsychotic Medications
Bupropion hydrobromide can increase the level of some antipsychotic medications in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Also, taking bupropion hydrobromide with antipsychotic medications may increase your chance of seizures. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
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