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Before taking bupropion you should tell your physician if you use alcohol or take any of the following: antipsychotics; fluoxetine (Prozac); lithium (Lithane); trazodone (Desyrel); tricyclic antidepressants (these drugs in combination with bupropion may increase risk of seizures); monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
Before taking bupropion you should tell your physician if you have any of the following conditions: anorexia nervosa; brain tumor; bulimia; head injury; seizure disorder; bipolar disorder (manic-depression); heart disease; kidney disease; liver disease.
Bupropion may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or a false sense of well being. Be sure you know how you react to bupropion before driving or using machinery.
Bupropion has not been studied in pregnant women. Birth defects have not been reported in animal studies.
Bupropion passes into breast milk. It should not be used during breastfeeding.
Possible Side Effects
Side effects that should be reported to your physician as soon as possible:
* Since it may be difficult to distinguish between certain common symptoms of MS and some side effects of bupropion, be sure to consult your health care professional if an abrupt change of this type occurs.