What is Zyban?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Bupropion

Zyban®, a brand name of the sustained release version of bupropion, a norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake inhibitor (NDRI) used to help people stop smoking.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Major depressive disorder 3 1
Tobacco use disorder 2 0
Bipolar disorder 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Zyban

Side effect Patients
Mood elevated or improved 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Zyban

Dosage Patients
150 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Zyban

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Zyban

Duration

Currently taking Zyban

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Zyban

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Zyban.