Forfivo Xl Oral Tablet, Extended Release 24 Hour 450Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Forfivo XL: Oral tablet, extended release 24 hour (450mg)

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Forfivo XL 450mg ER Tablet
Edgemont Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
Pill Identification: Forfivo 

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Forfivo XL: Oral tablet, extended release 24 hour(450mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Forfivo XL 450mg Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 499090010
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Depression

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Forfivo XL 450mg Extended-Release Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_18015.JPG
Edgemont Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
Pill Identification: Forfivo 
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Forfivo XL 450mg Extended-Release Tablet

Hives Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Urinary Urgency Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
<1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drug-induced Body Odor Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Intercourse Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
EEG Changes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Brain Attack Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
<1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heart Attack Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
<1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Unable To Speak Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Pale Skin Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Bladder Infection Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pseudoparkinsonism Incidence:
<1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Coma Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Memory Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hirsutism Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Discoloration Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
0.1-0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Emotional Lability Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hostility Incidence:
0.1-5.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-10.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Testicular Swelling Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Irritation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Thoughts Of Suicide Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Teeth Grinding Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gynecomastia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Confusion Incidence:
0.1-8.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.1-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paranoia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruise Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dysarthria Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysphoria Incidence:
0.1-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tooth Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gum Inflammation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Extra Saliva Production Incidence:
0.1-3.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Eyes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
0.1-0.4%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inceased Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Migraine Incidence:
1.0-25.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Mania Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-4.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hallucinations Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hot Flashes Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Sexual Desire Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Muscle Twitches Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-18.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dyskinesia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Elated Mood Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
2.0-21.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Double Vision Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0-22.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Sores Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
2.0-14.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
2.0-13.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
2.0-3.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Distressed Incidence:
2.0-31.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Muscle Pain Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Bleeding Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
3.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
3.1-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
3.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
4.0-26.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
4.0-27.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
4.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Periods Incidence:
4.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
5.0-22.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
6.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
8.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
9.0-22.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
11.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
14.0-23.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tiredness Incidence:
>19.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
25.0-34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Forfivo XL 450mg Extended-Release Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Forfivo XL 450mg Extended-Release Tablet(Bupropion Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Bupropion(Bupropion Hydrochloride)
Alcoholic beverages should be limited or avoided while taking Bupropion. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together, or side effects from Bupropion may get worse if you take Alcohol. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. If you frequently drink alcoholic beverages, discuss the use of Bupropion with your health care provider.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Forfivo XL 450mg Extended-Release Tablet(Bupropion Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Bupropion(Bupropion Hydrochloride)
In general, the combination of Bupropion with Nicotine (found in Tobacco) may increase the risk of high blood pressure, so avoid smoking Tobacco while taking Bupropion. If you are taking Bupropion to help you stop smoking, you should pick a date to stop Tobacco smoking by the second week of your Bupropion treatment. Some people are prescribed a combination of Bupropion with Nicotine replacement therapy (like Nicotine patches) to stop smoking; in this case you should stop Tobacco smoking before you start using the Nicotine treatment.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Forfivo XL 450mg Extended-Release Tablet(Bupropion Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Bupropion(Bupropion Hydrochloride)
Side effects from Bupropion may get worse if you consume large quantities of caffeine. Side effects such as nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, increased blood pressure, seizures and other side effects may get worse if you take Bupropion and Caffeine together. Try to limit Caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements).
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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