Tag: "bupropion" at medical news
Anti-Depressant Drug Shows Promise As Weight-Loss Treatment
...dical risks." Gadde became interested in studying bupropion
SR while consulting as apsychiatrist at the Duke U...me, which markets the drug, with a proposal totest bupropion
SR=s weight-loss properties in non-depressed women weighing anaverage of 222 pounds. He chose a 1,60...
Study to assess heart effects of depression drugs during stress
...ect focuses on two widely used anti-depressants -- bupropion
and paroxetine. "These drugs are known to affect ...rrently under treatment for depression with either bupropion
or paroxetine. Participants in the second group will have been taking their antidepressant for at le...
Analysis of study looks at why quitters return to smoking
...with Zyban are dry mouth and insomnia. The use of bupropion
is associated with a dose-dependent risk of seizure. Therefore, higher than recommended doses should not be prescribed and Zyban should not be used in people who are already taking Wellbutrin®, or Wellbutrin SR®, or any other medications con...
Study shows weight loss with an antidepressant medicine in combination with lifestyle intervention
...rolled study, the sustained-release formulation of bupropion
hydrochloride (Bupropion SR) in combination with a...nsion, in some cases severe, in patients receiving bupropion
alone and in combination with nicotine replacement therapy. GlaxoSmithKline provided funding for th...
Media undermine efforts to tackle nicotine addiction
...d attempts to quit smoking. In the United Kingdom, bupropion
hydrochloride (Zyban) was heralded by the media as a wonder drug when it was released in 2000. Not surprisingly, smokers queued up in waiting rooms, expecting their tobacco addiction to be vanish with this new pill. The public enthusiasm changed abru...
For the first time, drug shows promise to help spit tobacco users quit
...participants were randomly assigned to take either bupropion
or a placebo for 12 weeks. At the 12-week mark, 44 percent in the bupropion
group were abstinent compared with 26 percent in the placebo group. Another striking result: Partic...
Genetic variant may impact smoking cessation
...his study also shows that the anti-depressant drug bupropion
- better known by its brand name, Zyban - may less...genetics. While previous research has shown that bupropion
is an effective smoking cessation aid, smokers experience variability in response to this drug and o...
Anti-depressant bupropion may alleviate negative mood associated with quitting smoking
...Research Center has found that the anti-depressant bupropion
may help people stop smoking by alleviating negati...omly assigned to receive 10 weeksof treatment with bupropion
or a placebo, plus behavioral counseling. Bupropion was initiated on the day of the first counseling...
Bupropion triples quit rates among women and formerly depressed smokers, study shows
...are more prone to relapse than men. In this study, bupropion
considerably improved women's mood and abstinence ...rates. About 25 percent of the women who had taken bupropion
SR were still abstaining a year later, triple the 8.5 percent success for those using a placebo tabl...
FDA approves Wellbutrin XL(TM)
...SmithKline licensed this once-daily formulation of bupropion
hydrochloride from Biovail Corporation in October ...in adults. The active ingredient in Wellbutrin XL bupropion
hydrochloride is believed to act upon norepinephrine and dopamine, two chemicals in the brain known...
New Penn study shows genes may influence smoking cessation
... a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial of bupropion
for smoking cessation. Participants provided blood samples and received bupropion
or placebo plus seven sessions of behavioral group counseling. Smoking status, abstinence symptoms ...
Phone counseling helps smokers quit
...itor in chief. All 1,524 smokers were prescribed bupropion
SR, an antidepressant medication previously proven...kers quit. The research team tested two dosages of bupropion
and two intensities of counseling to see which combination of drug therapy and counseling would be m...
Britain not doing enough to stop people from smoking claim public health experts
... continues: "While providing nicotine replacement, bupropion
(Zyban) and smoking cessation clinics on the NHS is an important step, why did it take Britain a decade longer than Australia to get rid of advertisements for cigarettes on billboards and in newspapers?" Medical authorities accept that half of people...
Bupropion, counseling may help youth with ADHD stop smoking
... small pilot study suggest that combining the drug bupropion
with brief counseling sessions may help teens redu...e study. WHAT IT MEANS: These results suggest that bupropion
might have a role in treating nicotine dependence in adolescents. In light of the limited options av...
Study finds bupropion may be effective smoking cessation aid for women
...ists have found that the antidepressant medication bupropion
may help women who are light smokers maintain abst...earchers found that, overall, women receiving both bupropion
and behavioral counseling had abstinence rates similar to those of the men. However, women receiving...
Insurance incentives might help smokers quit, study says
...e replacement products and the antidepressant drug bupropion
can increase the chances that a smoker will give up the habit. But "costs are a significant barrier to the use of smoking-cessation treatment. Healthcare providers may be deterred from offering treatment if they do not receive reimbursement, and pati...