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In the US, Bupropion (bupropion systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents and is used to treat ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Major Depressive Disorder, Migraine Prevention, Obesity, Panic Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Sexual Dysfunction - SSRI Induced and Smoking Cessation.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Aid to smoking cessation

Antidepressant: Selective noradrenaline and dopamin reuptake inhibitor (NDRI)

Chemical Name

1-Propanone, 1-(3-chlorophenyl)-2-[(1,1-dimetyletyl)amino]-, (±)-

Foreign Names

  • Bupropionum (Latin)
  • Bupropion (German)
  • Bupropione (French)
  • Bupropiona (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Bupium
    Sigma Pharma Nature's Plus Farm. Ltda., Brazil
  • Bupogran
    Legrand/Tarja, Brazil
  • Bupril SR
    Noas Farma, Uruguay
  • Butrin
    Laboratorios Euromed Chile, Chile
  • Buxon
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile
  • Elontril 300 mg
    GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary
  • Elontril XL
    Etex, Chile
  • Lung
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Mysimba [+ Naltrexone]
    Orexigen, Latvia
  • Nixin
    Gramón Bagó, Uruguay
  • Noradop
    Nova Química Farmacêutica, Brazil
  • Seth
    União Química, Brazil
  • Wellbutrin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa
  • Wellbutrin SR
    GlaxoSmithKline, Uruguay
  • Wellbutrin XL
    GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Uruguay; GlaxoSmithKline Brasil, Brazil; GSK, Peru
  • Wellbutrin XR
    Aspen Bad Oldesloe GmbH, Serbia
  • Wellbutrin XR MR
    Glaxo Group, Cyprus
  • Zetron XL
    Libbs, Brazil
  • Zyban
    Glaxo Wellcome, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Cyprus; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa
  • Aplenzin
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, United States
  • Mysimba [+ Naltrexone]
    Rovi, Spain
  • ACT Bupropion XL
    Actavis Pharma, Canada
  • Bup
    Eurofarma, Argentina; Eurofarma, Brazil
  • Bupredol
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Buprion SR 150
    Gautier, Paraguay; Gautier, Uruguay
  • Bupropiom Generis
    Generis, Portugal
  • Bupropion GSK
    GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania
  • Bupropion HCl Pharma Arte
    Pharma Arte, Paraguay
  • Bupropion HCl Sandoz retard
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Bupropion Orion
    Orion Pharma, Sweden
  • Bupropion Sandoz
    Sandoz, Sweden; Sandoz España, Spain
  • Bupropion SR Pro Doc
    Pro Doc, Canada
  • Bupropion SR Sanis Health
    Sanis Health, Canada
  • Bupropionhydrochlorid HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Bupropionhydrochloride GSK
    GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands
  • Bupropion-neuraxpharm
    neuraxpharm Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Buprotrin
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Butrew
    Quimico, Mexico
  • Carmubine 150 mg
    Allen Pharmazeutika, Austria
  • Carmubine 300 mg
    Allen Pharmazeutika, Austria
  • Cloridrato de Bupropiona EMS
    EMS, Brazil
  • Cloridrato de Bupropiona Eurofarma
    Eurofarma, Brazil
  • Cloridrato de Bupropiona Gen.Germed
    Genéric.Germed, Brazil
  • Cloridrato de Bupropiona Gen.Legrand
    Genéric.Legrand, Brazil
  • Cloridrato de Bupropiona GeoLab
    GeoLab, Brazil
  • Cloridrato de Bupropiona Nova Quimica
    Nova Química Farmacêutica, Brazil
  • Contrave [+ Naltrexone]
    Orexigen, United States
  • Depnox-SR
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Deprion
    Amarant, Pakistan
  • Elontril
    Bial, Portugal; Glaxo Allen, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Estonia; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GSK, Czech Republic; GSK, Slovakia
  • Elontril 150 mg
    GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary
  • Forfivo XL
    Alvogen, United States
  • Funnix
    Pharmax, Taiwan
  • Inip
    Germed Farmaceutica, Brazil
  • Le Fu Ting
    WanTe, China
  • Mylan-Bupropion XL
    Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Canada
  • Mysimba [+ Naltrexone]
    CentralPharma, Estonia; Consilient, Ireland; Consilient Health, United Kingdom; Navamedic, Denmark; Navamedic, Finland; Navamedic, Sweden; Orexigen, Czech Republic; Orexigen, Lithuania; Orexigen, Norway; Orexigen Therapeutics, Romania; Orexigen Therapeutics Ireland, Slovenia; Orexigen Therapeutics Ireland Ltd, Greece; Orexigen Therapeutics Ireland, Portugal; Valeant, Slovakia
  • Mysimba 8 mg/90 mg retard [+ Naltrexone]
    Orexigen, Hungary
  • Odranal
    Raffo, Argentina; Tecnofarma, Colombia
  • PMS-Bupropion SR
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Prewell
    Root, Taiwan
  • Quomem
    GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand
  • ratio-Bupropion SR
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Sandoz Bupropion SR
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Voxra
    GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden
  • Wellbutrin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovenia; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, Venezuela
  • Wellbutrin Retard
    Farmagon, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline Pharma A/S, Iceland
  • Wellbutrin SR
    GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Costa Rica; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, Guatemala; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Honduras; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Panama; GlaxoSmithKline, Paraguay; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, El Salvador; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline Brasil, Brazil; GSK, Czech Republic; GSK, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, Latvia; Valeant Canada, Canada
  • Wellbutrin SR 150 mg retard
    GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary
  • Wellbutrin XL
    GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia; GlaxoSmithKline, Costa Rica; GlaxoSmithKline, Guatemala; GlaxoSmithKline, Honduras; GlaxoSmithKline, Panama; GlaxoSmithKline, El Salvador; Valeant Canada, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, United States
  • Wellbutrin XL 150mg
    GlaxoSmithKline GSK, Oman
  • Wellbutrin XL 300mg
    GlaxoSmithKline GSK, Oman
  • Wellbutrin XR
    BModesto, Netherlands; Dr. Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Glaxo Group, Malta; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline A.B.E.E., Greece; GSK, Belgium
  • Wellbutrin XR 150mg
    Aspen, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Luxembourg; GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, Austria
  • Wellbutrin XR 300mg
    Aspen, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Luxembourg; GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, Austria
  • Yue Ting
    WanTe, China
  • Zetron
    Libbs, Brazil
  • Zyban
    2care4, Norway; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Glaxo Group, Romania; Glaxo Wellcome, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Turkey; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline A.B.E.E., Greece; GlaxoSmithKline Brasil, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline Pharma A/S, Iceland; GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Serbia; GSK, Belgium; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands; Valeant Canada, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline GSK, Oman
  • Zyban 150mg
    GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Luxembourg
  • Zyban LP
    GlaxoSmithKline Laboratoire Pharmaceutique, France
  • Zyban PR
    GlaxoSmithKline UK, United Kingdom
  • Zyban SR
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia
  • Zybex SR
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Zyntabac
    GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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