Can Bupropion Be Used at the Same Time as Nicotine Patches?
Yes, bupropion and nicotine patches can be used at the same time but should only be used together under the supervision of your doctor. Using bupropion and nicotine patches together may raise your blood pressure. Your doctor will probably want to check your blood pressure regularly to make sure that it stays withn acceptable levels. DO NOT SMOKE AT ANY TIME if you are using a nicotine patch or any other nicotine product along with bupropion. It is possible to get too much nicotine and have serious side effects. What Are Possible Side Effects of Bupropion? Like all medications, bupropion may cause side effects. • The most common side effects include dry mouth and difficulty sleeping. These side effects are generally mild and often disappear after a few weeks. If you have difficulty sleeping, avoid taking your medication too close to bedtime. • The most common side effects that caused people to stop taking bupropion during clinical studies were shakiness and skin rash. • Contact your doc