A once-a-day (XL) generic bupropion XL released its ingredient at a very different rate than Wellbutrin XL. Differences in how products dissolve may explain the side-effects and return of depression reported by some patients switched to a generic. And two twice-a-day (SR) generics also differed from one another.
If you or a loved one uses generic Wellbutrin, you need to know how products may differ.
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In a major reversal, the FDA declared that two generic versions of bupropion hydrochloride XL 300 are not bioequivalent to Wellbutrin XL 300 mg. These products were on the market for many years. For details, see the Update at the top of the full report.