Only the WELLBUTRIN XL brand of bupropion HCl features:
It's simple to switch appropriate patients who are already on WELLBUTRIN.
Offer appropriate patients on WELLBUTRIN or WELLBUTRIN SR the convenience of once-daily dosing by prescribing them the same total daily dose of WELLBUTRIN XL.
MDD, major depressive disorder;
SAD, seasonal affective disorder.
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WELLBUTRIN XL® (bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets) is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD), and for the prevention of seasonal major depressive episodes in patients with a diagnosis of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Periodically reevaluate long-term usefulness for the individual patient.
WARNING: SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIORS
SUICIDALITY AND ANTIDEPRESSANT DRUGS:
Antidepressants increased the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term trials. These trials did not show an increase in the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior with antidepressants use in subjects aged 65 and older.
In patients of all ages who are started on antidepressant therapy, monitor closely for worsening, and for emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Advise families and caregivers of the need for close observation and communication with the prescriber.
To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Bausch Health Companies Inc. at 1-800-321-4576 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
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