Bupropion is an antidepressant medication used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder. The Zyban brand of bupropion is used to help people stop smoking by reducing cravings and other withdrawal effects. Bupropion may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Budeprion belongs to the drug class known as aminoketones. Budeprion contains an active ingredient known as bupropion HCL that acts on the naturally released chemicals in the brain like norepinephrine and dopamine, that are responsible for causing depression. Budeprion is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, seasonal affective disorder, bipolar disorder, and bipolar disorder.