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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.
(Click What Is Bupropion Hydrobromide Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)

Are There Side Effects?

As with any medicine, bupropion hydrobromide can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. 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. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of bupropion hydrobromide include but are not limited to:
(Click Side Effects of Bupropion Hydrobromide to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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