Zyban is bupropion hydrochloride, the sustainable release tablets. You are a non-nicotine help to quit smoking. Zyban is chemically not nicotine or similar agents that are currently used in the treatment of nicotine dependence. Zyban was initially recommended as a tonic. Zyban is chemically non-selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor, tricyclic, tetracyclic antidepressant or other recognized.
The structure resembles that of diethylpropion, which is related to phenylethylamines. It is observed that bupropion hydrochloride appearance as a white powder, crystalline and easily dissolved in water. The taste is bitter and it produces the sensation of local anesthetics on the oral mucosa.
Bupropion is a tablet that is taken to reduce their cravings for nicotine. The way, zyban is not yet completely known. The tablet does not contain nicotine. It does not work the way nicotine replacement therapy does. But like other medicines, it cuts cravings and reduces the withdrawal symptoms.
If zyban is taken as recommended, it reduces:
The patient must stop taking zyban much before quitting. Zyban should be taken while the patient is still smoking, as it takes about 1 week of use to reach stable levels of blood. The quit date should be targeted by zyban within 2 weeks of treatment.
To reduce the risk of seizures:
Duration of treatment once started, should be continued for at least 7 to 12 weeks. In the event that the patient has not quit smoking after this period, it is doubtful if he or she will quit in this attempt. Then the treatment should be discontinued and the plan should be relooked to. The goal of zyban is nothing more than complete abstinence.
In the event that the patient can benefit from continuing the treatment and he or she is ready to continue, then it can be done. A longer treatment after smoking should be a guided. It is important that patients continue receivingsupport and advice.
During the entire treatment with zyban and also for the time afterwards.
Zyban is for people who smoke 10 or more cigarettes a day and are 18 years or more who are not allowed in old age. Doctors recommend helping people when they stop smoking.
You should avoid zyban if you:
Some patients who have reported zyban have severe neuropsychiatric symptoms. They have mood swings, depression and mania. Paranoia, hostility, hallucinations, delusions, agitation, anxiety, aggression, murderous ideation and fear have also been reported. Some have even tried suicide. If such reactions occur, patient should seek medical help immediately.
Zyban can cause high blood pressure, so patients' treatment needs to be monitored carefully, and blood pressure should be checked frequently during treatment.
Depression can be a symptom of nicotine withdrawal. Some cases have been reported by patients who took zyban, which quit smoking, but they continued to smoke.
Common side effects that can be seen
In patients with major depressive disorder (mdd), adult and child, worsening of depression and / or the emergence of suicidal thoughts and behavior (suicidality) or occasional changes in the behavior of the experience, if they are, or not taking antidepressant medications and this risk can continue until significant decrease occurs. Certainly, suicide is identified risk of certain psychiatric disorders and depression. These diseases are the strongest meteorologists of suicide. It has a long-lasting effect that antidepressants would have an important role in inducing the worsening of depression and the development of sociality in certain patients during the early stages of treatment.