Generic Name(s): Bupropion HCL
Drug Class: Antidepressant, suicide (prevention)
Treats: Depression, suicide (prevention),
Wellbutrin XL is a versatile drug that belongs to a group of medicines that is known as being aminoketone in description. What Wellbutrin XL does primarily is to take care of depression in various forms. However, it can also be used for other purposes such as helping a person to quit smoking successfully. Wellbutrin XL is not your a typical antidepressant and is very different from some of the other commonly prescribed antidepressants.
Wellbutrin XL is an extended release tablet that is used for treating seasonal affective disorder and also for treating major depressive disorder. Wellbutrin XL is a drug that is also used for treating smoking cessation.Wellbutrin works by reducing cravings and other withdrawal effects in a patient. Before taking Wellbutrin XL, make sure you inform your doctor about any other drug you are or have been taking prior to the prescription. You should also inform the doctor in case you experience any allergies and also ask the doctor to advice you on the home remedies and over the counter drugs that are safe to use together with Wellbutrin XL.