Bupropion Precipitating Acute Psychosis: A Case Report

Munoli, Ravindra N and Kongasseri, Sreejayan and Praharaj, Samir Kumar and Sharma, PSVN (2014) Bupropion Precipitating Acute Psychosis: A Case Report. American Journal of Therapeutics , 21 (2). e45-e47. ISSN 1075–2765

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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. We report the precipitation of acute psychosis with bupropion prescribed for smoking cessation in an elderly patient.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bupropion; psychosis; nicotine dependence.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2014 06:24
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2014 06:24
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140201

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