Definition of bupropion in English:
An antidepressant drug (C13H18ClNO) that is also given to relieve the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal. Also called Zyban ( trademark ).
- The antidepressant drug bupropion can help control nicotine cravings.
- Licensed primarily as an antihypertensive, clonidine shares some pharmacological effects with bupropion and tricyclic antidepressants.
- What I haven't told you is that this was also a study of a drug called bupropion, trade name Zyban, to see if it works in getting people with schizophrenia to quit.
1970s: from butane + propionic.
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