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A few of the conditions that you should let your healthcare provider know about before you take Buproban include diabetes, heart disease, and liver problems. To reduce the chances of drug interactions with Buproban, you should also tell your healthcare provider about all other drugs you may be taking. Some other precautions and warnings with Buproban include the safety of taking Buproban while nursing or pregnant, the risk of high blood pressure in some people taking the medicine, and people who should not take it at all (such as those with anorexia or bulimia).
Buproban: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Buproban® (bupropion SR) if you have:
- Seizures or epilepsy
- A brain tumor
- A history of head trauma or brain injury
- An eating disorder, such as bulimia or anorexia
- Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) or a family history of bipolar disorder
- Heart disease
- A recent history of a heart attack
- A history of suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts
- Liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Drink alcohol regularly.
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.