Bupropion precipitating acute psychosis: A case report

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Abstract

Bupropion is a norepinephrine dopamine-reuptake inhibitor that has been found to be effective in the treatment of nicotine dependence. Although well tolerated, seizures and psychosis have been described to occur with bupropion as severe adverse effects. Wereport the precipitation of acute psychosis with bupropion prescribed for smoking cessation in an elderly patient.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Therapeutics
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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