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How may bupropion be used in smoking cessation?

It's a selective noradrenaline and dopamine reuptake inhibitor; 150mg daily for first 6 days, then 150mg bi-daily from day 7 (course if for 8 weeks)


What are contraindications to taking bupropion?

seizures, CNS tumour, benzodiazepine or alcohol withdrawal, liver disease, eating disorders


What drugs does bupropion interact with?

Beta blockers, codeine medications