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Pharmacy4U Faq - Bupropion

Can I smoke while taking this medication?

When using bupropion UK medication, users should understand that that it is safe to smoke while taking this medication. However, continuing to smoke after you have set a quit date will reduce the chance of breaking your smoking habit.

Will this medication affect other medicines that I am taking?

Certain medications such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) for depression or Parkinson's disease should not be taken with this medication. Tell your doctor if you are taking any other prescription or non-prescription medications.

Can I drink alcohol with this medication?

If you buy bupropion 150 mg online avoid excessive amounts of alcohol. Some people find that they are more sensitive to the effects of alcohol when taking this medication.

How long should I take it?

Treatment usually lasts between 7 and 12 weeks.

How does this medication fit in with other strategies to quit smoking?

This medication is most effective when you also have motivational support such as taking part in a smoking cessation programme.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If it is nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose when you are supposed to. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.

Can this medication be crushed?

Bupropion 150 mg should not be crushed, chewed or split as this can cause the medication to be released too quickly into the body which can increase the likelihood of side effects.

What should I be careful of when using this medication?

This medication can cause drowsiness so be careful of driving or operating machinery until you know how it affects you.