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Does bupropion hydrochloride extended-release interact with drugs?

Bupropion hydrochloride extended-release interacts with many different medications. Additionally, if you are taking bupropion hydrochloride extended-release, you should not drink alcohol, as it can increase your risk of seizure. You should tell your doctor about all of the medications you are taking if you are going to begin taking bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets. The following medications are known to interact with bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets:
  • cancer medications
  • blood
  • pressure medications
  • heart rhythm medicines
  • antidepressants
  • antihistamines
  • birth control pills
  • hormone replacement therapy
  • asthma medications
  • bladder or urinary medicines
  • antibiotics
  • diet pills
  • ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) medications
  • stimulants
  • insulin or other diabetes medications
  • nausea medicines
  • medications that prevent malaria
  • narcotic pain medication
  • anti-rejection medicines
  • sedatives
  • steroids
  • ulcer or irritable bowel medications
  • theophylline medications that treat Parkinson's disease
  • medicines that treat restless leg syndrome
  • or medicines that treat pituitary gland tumors
If you have any questions about whether the medicines you are taking will interact with bupropion hydrochloride extended-release, speak to your doctor prior to taking it.

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