Bupropion hydrochloride induced serum sickness-like reaction

Anju Tripathi, Paul A. Greenberger*

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Background: Bupropion hydrochloride is used frequently in the treatment of depression and in smoking cessation therapy. Methods: We report a case of bupropion hydrochloride induced serum sickness-like reaction. Results: There was complete resolution of symptoms on discontinuing bupropion and instituting therapy with prednisone and antihistamines. Conclusion: This case is seemingly the first report of a serum sickness-like reaction to bupropion hydrochloride.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-166
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology


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