Bupropion

Mylan Confirms FDA Approval of its supplemental Abbreviated New Drug Application (sANDA)

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Mylan Inc. has confirmed that their company has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for their supplemental Abbreviated New Drug Application (sANDA). Mylan has provided FDA with the bioequivalence study results for Bupropion Hydrochloride (HCl) Extended-release (ER) Tablets USP (XL), 300 mg. Bupropion HCl ER Tablets USP (XL) is the generic name for […]

Bupropion for Quitting Smoking

Monday, August 12th, 2013

A recent study has shown that bupropion with nicotine replacement treatment and behavioral support may help as many as 25 percent of smokers to quit their habit. The study also showed that bupropion may be more effective for smokers diagnosed with depression. The study was done by John Stapleton, MSc, and colleagues from the Department […]

Bupropion Useful for COPD Treatment

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

A recent study shows that bupropion, an antidepressant and smoking cessation aid, may be useful in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD. COPD is currently one of the leading causes of death and illness worldwide. Around 80 percent of COPD cases are linked to smoking. This study was done by researchers from the University […]

Bupronion for Weight Loss

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Bupronion, an antidepressant, may be useful for weight loss among obese patients, according to a recent study. This study involved more than 300 obese men and women and showed that the medication may be a useful addition to a weight loss program that includes a diet and exercise regimen as well. In recent years, there […]

Bupropion Effective in Smoking Cessation

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

According to a recent systematic review, licensed medications like bupropion may be an effective tool in quitting smoking. The study covered several other Cochrane reviews in the past and providers further support for smoking cessation medicines being used around the world. Currently in the United States, the range of smoking cessation medications licensed for the […]