Definition of Zyban in English:



  • trademark for bupropion
    • ‘The best possible outcome requires both medication - nicotine patches, Zyban and so forth - as well as psychosocial intervention.’
    • ‘This can be done either in a group or on a one-to-one basis, offering confidential and friendly service, nicotine replacement therapy or Zyban on prescription.’
    • ‘Do not smoke at any time if you are using a nicotine patch or other product along with Zyban.’
    • ‘She also started taking Zyban and using a nicotine patch.’
    • ‘Martin, 50, has tried to give up countless times, using nicotine patches, nicotine gum, the drug Zyban, and smoking cessation classes.’


1990s: an invented name, probably from ban or banish.