Overview ( 40,000 members taking Aplenzin )
This product is used in the treatment of depression, and as an aid to smoking cessation treatment. It is believed to work by acting on norepinephrine and dopamine, two important chemicals in the brain.
This product has a black box warning relating to increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior when used in children, adolescents, and young adults with depression. The product has a black box warning relating to an increased risk of suicidal thoughts and changes in mood and behavior in patients using this product for smoking cessation. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, the following national suicide hotlines are available in the U.S. to help you: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) and 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).
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