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Bupropion is the generic name for anti-depressant drug sold under the brand names Wellbutrin and Amfebutamone.

It is used in the treatment of depression.

How bupropion works remains unclear - it appears to be a mild central nervous system activator and have some effect on the dopamine system in the brain.

Possible side-effects include confusion, seizures, skin rashes and itching, vomitting, heart palpitations, blurred vision, difficulty breathing or wheezing, increased blood pressure, hallucinations and unusual tiredness or weakness.

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Bupropion ( Wellbutrin ) and Depression
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