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Zyban (bupropion) question. Has anyone prescribed zyban (bupropion) to quit smoking?

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Dr. Mark Shukhman
30 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Sure, it is (was) a very common medication. If you are in il, call me. Most of the times, however, I use wellbutrin (bupropion) - less side effects, additional benefits and the same likelihood to quit. By the way, it is better to be used as a part of a "cocktail" and with a couch-like person.
Answered on Oct 4, 2013
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