Bupropion (Zyban) for Quitting Smoking
How Well It Works
Bupropion works just as well as nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs). Using bupropion along with nicotine replacement therapy (such as nicotine patches, gum, or inhaler) may increase your chances of success.
Taken as directed, bupropion reduces:
- Irritability, restlessness, anxiety.
- Difficulty concentrating.
- Feelings of unhappiness or depression.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: July 6, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference John Hughes, MD - Psychiatry