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Brand Name Forfivo XL
Generic Name Bupropion hydrochloride

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Description

FORFIVO XL (bupropion hydrochloride), an antidepressant of the aminoketone class, is chemically unrelated to tricyclic, tetracyclic, selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor, or other known antidepressant agents. Its structure closely resembles that of diethylpropion;it is related to phenylethylamines.It is designated as (±)-2-(tert-Butylamino)-3"-chloropropiophenone hydrochloride.The molecular weight is 276.2.The empirical formula is C13H18ClNO•HCl.
Bupropion hydrochloride powder is white or almost white, crystalline, and soluble in water.It has a bitter taste and produces the sensation of local anesthesia on the oral mucosa.The structural formula is:

FORFIVO XL (bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets) Structural Formula Illustration

FORFIVO XL tablets are supplied for oral administration of 450 mg of bupropion hydrochloride as white to off-white extended-release tablets.Each film-coated tablet contains the labeled amount of bupropion hydrochloride and the inactive ingredients: hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydrochloric acid, polyvinyl pyrrolidone and polyvinyl acetate blend, polyethylene oxide, stearic acid, colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose, triacetin, talc, methacrylic acid copolymer, polyethylene glycol 8000, titanium dioxide and carboxymethyl cellulose sodium. The logo “Forfivo”is printed on one side of the tablet with edible black ink.


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Analogs

MarkLanguageBrand NameGeneric NamePharmacotherapeutic groupRelease forms
ENGLISH (english)Budeprion XLbupropion hydrochlorideAntidepressant of the aminoketone classTablets
ENGLISH (english)Wellbutrinbupropion hydrochlorideAntidepressant of the aminoketone classTablets
ENGLISH (english)Wellbutrin SRbupropion hydrochlorideAntidepressant of the aminoketone classTablets
ENGLISH (english)Wellbutrin XLbupropion hydrochlorideAntidepressant of the aminoketone classTablets
ENGLISH (english)Zybanbupropion hydrochlorideAntidepressant of the aminoketone classTablets
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