Description

Bupropion is a selective inhibitor of the neuronal re-uptake of catecholamines (noradrenaline and dopamine) with minimal effect on the re-uptake of indolamines (serotonin) and does not inhibit either monoamine oxidase. The mechanism by which bupropion enhances the ability of patients to abstain from smoking is unknown. However, it is presumed that this action is mediated by noradrenergic and/or dopaminergic mechanisms.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Bupropion
N Nervous system → N06 Psychoanaleptics → N06A Antidepressants → N06AX Other antidepressants

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