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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

  • Aplenzin
    Valeant, United States
  • Butrin
    Laboratorios Euromed Chile, Chile
  • Buxon
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile
  • Elontril XL
    Etex, Chile
  • Wellbutrin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa
  • Wellbutrin SR
    GlaxoSmithKline, Peru
  • Wellbutrin XL
    GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru
  • Wellbutrin XR
    Aspen Bad Oldesloe GmbH, Serbia
  • Wellbutrin-XL
    GSK, Turkey
  • Zyban
    GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; GSK, Turkey
  • Budeprion SR
    Teva, United States
  • Bup
    Eurofarma, Brazil
  • Bupredol
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Buproban
    Teva, United States
  • Bupropion GSK
    GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania
  • BuPROPion HCL SR Watson
    Watson Pharmaceutical, United States
  • Bupropion Hydrochloride Anchen
    Anchen Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Bupropion Hydrochloride Apotex
    Apotex, United States
  • BuPROPion Hydrochloride Cadista
    Jubilant Cadista, United States
  • Bupropion Hydrochloride Mylan
    Mylan, United States
  • Bupropion Hydrochloride Sandoz
    Sandoz, United States
  • buPROPion Hydrochloride SR actavis
    Actavis, United States
  • Bupropion Hydrochloride Sun Pharma
    Sun Pharma, United States
  • buPROPion Hydrochloride Torrent Pharma
    Torrent Pharma, United States
  • Bupropion Hydrochloride Wockhardt
    Wockhardt, United States
  • buPROPion Hydrochloride XL actavis
    Actavis, United States
  • BuPROPion Hydrochloride XL Watson
    Watson Pharmaceutical, United States
  • Bupropion SR Sanis Health
    Sanis Health, Canada
  • Bupropionhydrochlorid HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Bupropionhydrochloride GSK
    GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands
  • Buprotrin
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Carmubine
    Allen Pharmazeutika, Austria
  • Contrave (Bupropion and Naltrexone)
    Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, United States
  • Depnox-SR
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Elontril
    Bial Portela, Portugal; Glaxo Allen, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Estonia; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia
  • Forfivo XL
    Edgemont Pharma, United States
  • Funnix
    Pharmax, Taiwan
  • Global buPROPion HCL
    IMPAX Laboratories, United States
  • Le Fu Ting
    WanTe, China
  • Odranal
    Raffo, Argentina; Tecnofarma, Colombia
  • PMS-Bupropion SR
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Prewell
    Root, Taiwan
  • Quomem
    GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand
  • ratio-Bupropion SR
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Sandoz Bupropion SR
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Voxra
    GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden
  • Wellbutrin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, United States
  • Wellbutrin Retard
    Farmagon, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, Iceland; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway
  • Wellbutrin SR
    GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Costa Rica; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, Guatemala; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Honduras; GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Panama; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, El Salvador; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline, Latvia; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada
  • Wellbutrin XL
    GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia; GlaxoSmithKline, Costa Rica; GlaxoSmithKline, Guatemala; GlaxoSmithKline, Honduras; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Panama; GlaxoSmithKline, El Salvador; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; Valeant, United States
  • Wellbutrin XR
    Aspen Bad Oldesloe, Israel; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Malta; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, Austria; GSK, Belgium; Medcor, Netherlands; Wellcome Limited, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Yue Ting
    WanTe, China
  • Zetron
    Libbs, Brazil
  • Zyban
    2care4, Norway; Aspen, Australia; Glaxo Wellcome, Portugal; Glaxo Wellcome, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Iceland; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Malta; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Serbia; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline UK, United Kingdom; GSK, Belgium; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada; Wellcome Limited, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Zyban LP
    GlaxoSmithKline Laboratoire Pharmaceutique, France
  • Zybex SR
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • ZyGenerics Bupropion Hydrochloride XL
    Zydus Pharma, United States
  • Zyntabac
    GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands


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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

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