Uses of Zyban SR
Major depressive disorder. This medicine is used in the treatment of the major depressive disorder which is characterized by the loss of interest and pleasure in usual activities including social relationships.
Seasonal Affective Disorder. This medicine is used in the treatment of the seasonal affective disorder, which is a type of depression that occurs on a seasonal basis at the same time every year.
Smoking cessation. This medicine is used as a smoking cessation aid. It reduces the urge to smoke and relieves the withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation.
The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as seizures, dizziness, mood and behavioral changes, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
To be taken as instructed by a doctor
May cause sleepiness
How it works
It works by increasing certain chemical substances in the brain which helps in maintaining the mental balance.