Bupropion HCL - a.k.a.Wellbutrin, Zyban, Aplenzin, Buproban, Budeprion

Blog Post created by Thomas3.20.2010 on Oct 13, 2014

Welbutrin is associated with increased heart attack risks, according to a safety update issued today by Therapeutic Goods Administration, Australia’s regulatory agency for medical drugs and devices.

The warnings are backed by the recent findings showing many patients developed high blood pressure when using the drug. Thought to work on the reward mechanisms responsible for nicotine cravings,  Welbutrin and Zyban are prescribed by health professionals to people who want to quit smoking.

If you are taking these very popular pharmaceuticals, please monitor your bllod pressure and consult your Doctor!