Buproban Drug Information
If you are trying to quit smoking, you may have a greater chance of success when taking a smoking-cessation drug such as Buproban® (bupropion SR). This generic version of Zyban® comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth, typically twice a day.
In addition to helping people quit, Buproban has been shown in studies to help reduce symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, such as:
Because it takes about a week to build up the necessary level of Buproban in your blood, you will need to start taking it at least one week before you try to stop smoking.
Prior to beginning treatment with Buproban, review the drug's safety information with your healthcare provider. Drug interactions are possible, so your healthcare provider needs a complete list of all other medicines you are taking. In addition, you may need to avoid alcohol during treatment.
(Click Buproban for more information on this drug, including how it works, possible side effects, what to do in cases of overdose, and more.)