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Side Effects of Bupropion Hydrobromide

In clinical studies, commonly reported bupropion hydrobromide side effects included headaches, weight loss, and dry mouth. In most cases, reactions to this antidepressant tend to be minor and easily treated. However, contact your healthcare provider right away if you notice more serious symptoms, such as seizures, difficulty breathing, or suicidal behavior.

An Introduction to Side Effects With Bupropion Hydrobromide

As with any medicine, bupropion hydrobromide (Aplenzin™) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with bupropion hydrobromide. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of side effects with you.)

Bupropion Hydrobromide Side Effects to Report

There are a number of serious side effects of bupropion hydrobromide that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Seizures (see Aplenzin Seizures)
  • Suicidal thoughts or behavior (see Antidepressants and Suicide)
  • Anxiety, agitation, or panic
  • Hostility or aggressiveness
  • Engaging in unusual or dangerous activities
  • Restlessness or an inability to sit still
  • Extreme elation or feeling of happiness that may switch back and forth with a depressed or sad mood
  • Other unusual changes in behavior
  • Hallucinations
  • Fast heart rate
  • Heart palpitations
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Feelings of internal jitteriness or restlessness
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
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