Bupropion Withdrawal and Bupropion Detox

Bupropion withdrawal and detox is the subject of this Special Report by Siobhan Morse, the executive director of the National Institute for Holistic Addiction Studies.

What is bupropion?

Bupropion is sold under the brand names of Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL, and Zyban, and it is used to treat depression, seasonal affective disorder and to help people stop smoking, to address attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and bipolar disorder.

Bupropion is in a class of medications called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain.

Bupropion Withdrawal and Bupropion Detox

Bupropion Withdrawal and Bupropion Detox

Bupropion comes as a tablet and a sustained release or extended release long-acting tablet to take by mouth.

What is bupropion withdrawal?

Bupropion and other norepinephrine and dopamine re-uptake inhibitors or NDRI for short, are known to cause varying degrees of withdrawal symptoms in people who quickly stop taking the medicine.

This is also the case with another class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors or SSRIs.

These withdrawal symptoms are sometimes called antidepressant discontinuation syndrome.

What are bupropion withdrawal symptoms?

The withdrawal symptoms of bupropion include the following: aggression, anxiety, balance issues, blurred vision, constipation, crying spells, dizziness, flu-like symptoms, hallucination, hostility, impaired speech, nausea, nervousness, tremors and a worsened depression.

What is bupropion detox?

The safest way to withdraw from bupropion is in a substance medical drug detox program.

Medical programs address one’s state of health and specific metabolic needs, as well as provide necessary nutritional support. All of this helps to avoid the worst of bupropion withdrawal symptoms.

This kind of medical drug detox program has been proven safer, faster, and more reliably comfortable than all other systems currently in use.

Most patients detox safely from bupropion in about seven days.

Individuals can withdraw from bupropion on an outpatient basis, but it will normally take around four weeks.


Bupropion Withdrawal and Detox

Bupropion Withdrawal and Detox



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