What is the difference between USP and HCL? I have been taking the bupropion hydrochloride extended release USP (XL) for years. I picked up my script and this one is labeled bupropion HCL Extended release XL. Totally different bottle. Totally different looking pill. My dosage has not changed. Is this okay to take? Is it the same?
What is the difference bewteeen HCL vs USP?
Question posted by Caraigh on 10 May 2018
Last updated on 10 May 2018
Hi, Caraigh! There is no difference. HCl simply means hydrochloride which is the chemical formulation of bupropion. All generics will look different as they are made by different manufacturers.
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