Rhabdomyolysis associated with bupropion use as a smoking cessation adjunct: review of the literature

Mil Med. 2008 Oct;173(10):1042-3. doi: 10.7205/milmed.173.10.1042.

Abstract

A case of rhabdomyolysis associated with a therapeutic dose of bupropion sustained release is presented. Other features of the use of bupropion are also discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bupropion / administration & dosage
  • Bupropion / adverse effects*
  • Bupropion / pharmacokinetics
  • Bupropion / therapeutic use
  • Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors / administration & dosage
  • Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors / adverse effects*
  • Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors / pharmacokinetics
  • Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Rhabdomyolysis / chemically induced*
  • Smoking Cessation*
  • Smoking Prevention*

Substances

  • Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
  • Bupropion