Auvelity (Bupropion hydrochloride/ Dextromethorphan hydrobromide) is a prescription medication used to treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Major Depressive Disorder is a specific type of depression that causes a persistently low or depressed mood and a loss of interest in the activities that you used to enjoy. The active ingredients in Auvelity are Bupropion hydrochloride and Dextromethorphan hydrobromide. Dextromethorphan hydrobromide and Bupropion hydrochloride belong to a class of drugs called antidepressants. They work by restoring the balance of natural substances like dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain.
We currently offer the brand Auvelity from Canada in the strength of 105mg/45mg tablets. The generic Bupropion hydrochloride/ Dextromethorphan hydrobromide is not available.
Get medical help immediately if you have any of these signs or an allergic reaction while using Auvelity. The most common side effects of Auvelity may include the following:
• Appetite loss;
• Dry mouth;
• Increased sweating;
• Weight loss
Contact your doctor right away if you have any of the severe side effects, including:
• Breathing difficulties;
• Fast or pounding heartbeats;
• Mental or mood changes;
• Vision changes
These are not all of the side effects of Auvelity. Always contact your doctor if you notice any unusual symptoms.
You should not use Auvelity if you are allergic to Bupropion hydrochloride/ Dextromethorphan hydrobromide or any ingredient in Auvelity. Before you start using this medication, tell your doctor about your medical history, especially if you:
• Are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed;
• Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant;
• Have a seizure disorder;
• Have an eating disorder;
• Have diabetes;
• Have glaucoma;
• Have heart problems;
• Have kidney disease;
• Have liver disease;
• Have seizures
Tell your doctor about all your medications, including prescription, OTC, herbal supplements, and vitamins. There may be drug interactions between Auvelity and other medicines, like theophylline, corticosteroids, linezolid, Adderall, losartan, clonazepam, etc. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Auvelity may harm your unborn baby and should not be used in pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed. Bupropion hydrochloride passes into breast milk and it may affect a nursing infant. Do not breastfeed while using this medicine and for at least 5 days after your last dose. Use this medicine exactly as your doctor prescribes. Auvelity is a tablet. Swallow the tablets whole with water, and do not crush or chew. Take the drug by mouth with or without food. Your blood pressure will need to be checked often when using this drug. Do not stop using Auvelity suddenly without talking to your doctor. Your condition may get worse if the medication is stopped suddenly. Avoid drinking alcohol when using this drug. It may increase your chances of having seizures. Auvelity can cause dizziness. Do not drive or use machinery until you know how the medicine affects you. Store this medicine in its original container at room temperature. Keep out of the sight and reach of children.