Bupropion hydrobromide tablets are prescribed to treat depression in adults. This antidepressant works by balancing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain. Because it is a long-acting medication, it is only taken once a day in the morning. You may not be able to take this drug if you have certain medical conditions, such as heart disease, epilepsy, or bipolar disorder.
What Is Bupropion Hydrobromide?
Bupropion hydrobromide (Aplenzin™) is a prescription medication approved for the treatment of depression. It is a long-acting, once-daily medication.
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