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Rhabdomyolysis connected with the use of bupropion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15370798     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To report an observation dealing with a possible side effect of a smoking cessation drug. DESIGN: A case report. STUDY PERSON: A 34-year old man who had been treated with slow-release bupropion for smoking cessation. OBSERVATION: After 5 days of treatment the patient suffered severe muscular pain and the diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis was confirmed. CONCLUSION: Rhabdomyolysis is a rare complication when treating with slow-release bupropion for smoking cessation.
Francesc Bobé; Maria Eugenia Buil; Laura Palacios
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of primary health care     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0281-3432     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Prim Health Care     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-16     Completed Date:  2005-02-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510679     Medline TA:  Scand J Prim Health Care     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  191-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
ABS Salou, Institute of Catalan Health, ES-43840 Salou, Tarragona, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Bupropion / adverse effects*
Rhabdomyolysis / chemically induced*
Smoking / drug therapy*
Smoking Cessation / methods
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