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Table 6. Bupropion Hydrochloride

 Brand Dose Side Effects Warning/Precaution  
d = day; Rx = prescription; wk = week.
RxZyban150 mg/d X 3 d then increase to 300 mg/d X 7–12 wkInsomnia, dry mouth, dizziness, rhinitisDo not take with Wellbutrin or Wellbutrin SR
Higher incidence of seizures in patients treated for bulimia, anorexia
Do not prescribe >300 mg/d for patients being treated for bulimia