Generic Wellbutrin SR

Generic Wellbutrin SR is currently available under the names Bupropion SR tablets and Budeprion SR tablets. The FDA has assigned the generic versions of Wellbutrin SR an "AB" rating, meaning they are equivalent to the brand name medicine. However, it is important to note that generic medications are allowed to have different inactive ingredients (including fillers or dyes) than their brand name versions. These inactive components can cause problems for people with allergies.

An Overview of Generic Wellbutrin SR

Wellbutrin SR® (bupropion SR) is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression).
Wellbutrin SR was first manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. However, it has since come off patent and is available as a generic.

Names and Strengths of Generic Wellbutrin SR

Generic manufacturers may choose to use a standard generic name or to create their own name. Because of this, generic Wellbutrin SR tablets are sold under two names: Bupropion SR and Budeprion SR. Generic Wellbutrin SR tablets are available in the following strengths:
  • Bupropion SR 100 mg tablets (or Budeprion SR 100 mg tablets)
  • Bupropion SR 150 mg tablets (or Budeprion SR 150 mg tablets)
  • Bupropion SR 200 mg tablets (or Budeprion SR 200 mg tablets).

Who Makes Generic Wellbutrin SR?

Generic Wellbutrin SR is made by several different companies. Budeprion SR is made by Teva Pharmaceuticals. Bupropion SR is made by various manufacturers, including Sandoz Pharmaceuticals and Watson Laboratories. Ask your pharmacist if you are interested in more information about the different makers of generic Wellbutrin SR.
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