Zyban SR is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) bupropion. On this page you will find out more about Zyban SR, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: bupropion
Information for medicine and pack size:
Zyban SR 150 mg modified release tablet, 90
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Zyban SR tablets are indicated as a short-term adjunctive therapy for the treatment of nicotine dependence in those who are committed to quitting smoking, when used in conjunction with counselling for smoking cessation/abstinence.
Table of characteristics
A biconvex, white, film-coated tablet with a white core, one side printed GX CH7 with black ink, and the other side plain.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
10 tablets (sample & trade pack): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
100, 120 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
3 tablets (sample pack): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
30 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
60 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
90 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||30 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 January 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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