I have been taken bupropion for ten days now and have not been able to put my cigarettes down yet how long does it normaly take for the medication to starte working I realy want to quit I already tried chantix and it did not work if this medication doesn't work also what medication do you recommend this question is very important to me please answer quick so I can ask my doctor for a differant medication thank you
19 Aug 2010
It might not, unfortunately its a shot in the dark if Bupropion will or will not help stop people from smoking. However not to make you feel bad it will take longer than 10 days, at least usually to see the full results. I only know this from my history with Wellbutrin XL. (non-generic Bupropion) It can take a month or more to saturate your system (brain) to do any good. It might also take a higher dosage, if you don't mind me asking what dosage are you at now? There are not to many options either for help with nicotine addiction, Bupropion has proven to be the most useful in testing so I have read. Don't give up, and don't forget it is suppose to "help" with it, you still have to do your part. =)
- Bupropion Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Bupropion (detailed)
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