Aplenzin Warnings and Precautions
Notify your healthcare provider immediately if you are taking Aplenzin and experience symptoms such as hallucinations, seizures, or suicidal thoughts. In addition, this medication may not be safe for people with certain medical conditions, such as heart disease, bipolar disorder, or epilepsy. Other warnings and precautions with Aplenzin apply to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Aplenzin?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Aplenzin™ (bupropion hydrobromide) if you have:
- Seizures or epilepsy
- A brain tumor
- A history of head trauma or brain injury
- An eating disorder, such as bulimia or anorexia
- Bipolar disorder or a family history of bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression)
- Heart disease
- Had a recent heart attack
- A history of suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts
- Liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.