NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,615 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- bupropion hydrochloride
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- A drug used to treat depression and certain other disorders. It is also used to help people stop smoking. Bupropion hydrochloride increases the levels of the chemicals dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine in the brain. This helps improve mood and can lessen cravings for nicotine. It is a type of antidepressant and a type of nicotine receptor antagonist. Also called Wellbutrin and Zyban.