Zyban was created in order to help people to get rid of a bad habit – smoking. Zyban was developed as a means to ease the suffering of the smoker during withdrawal from nicotine addiction. It is unacceptable for other purposes.
The preparation contains the active ingredient bupropion hydrochloride, which solved two problems. Bupropion is known throughout the world as an effective antidepressant. This is at first. Secondly, it affects the brain, bupropion affects neurotransmitters contained in the neurons and transmits nerve impulses between them. At the time of impulse transmission neurotransmitters are released from nerve cells, and when a pulse is transmitted, they are absorbed by nerve cells again. And this is the main difference of the drug from nicotinamidase therapy, which is created to maintain blood familiar to the smoker’s level of nicotine.
Zyban reduces the symptoms associated with nicotine withdrawal – nervousness, irritability, anxiety. It helps to reduce the risk of heart and lung disease, and cancer.
The use of Zyban
Zyban is taken orally (1 tablet twice a day). When there are problems with stomach, you should take it with food to prevent diarrhea.
In you have sleep problems, you shouldn’t take the medication at night. You have to swallow the pill as whole, without grinding and chewing.
In order to quit smoking using Zyban, doctors recommend taking it for weeks before giving up the cigarettes at all. This is done in order to get enough medicine in your blood and to check its effects on the body.
Side effects of the drug
In order to avoid discomfort while taking the drug, it is best to consult with your doctor. If you have no time, desire or ability to visit a doctor, you need to carefully consider the information about the properties of the drug and strictly follow the instructions for its use.
Every person has a different perception of this medicine, some people may have problems with sleep and dry mouth. Quitting smoking is hard, and when the body is reconstructed at a new way of working, it may react in different ways. When you take Zyban, you may have such as troubles as diarrhea, constipation, drowsiness, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, frequent sweating, blurred vision, there may be stomach pain and unpleasant strange taste in your mouth.
In addition, this drug can cause allergic reactions with symptoms such as trouble breathing, itching, hives, dizziness, swelling.
If you experience the above side effects, you should immediately stop taking Zyban!
Too many people, who take Zyban, do not experience side effects. However, if they do arise, you need to contact the doctor and explain to him what kind of discomfort you are experiencing (muscle pain, irregular heartbeat, fainting, tremor, tinnitus, etc).