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The effectiveness of varenicline compared to nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in achieving smoking cessation in older smokers has not been investigated. This study prospectively compared the effectiveness of varenicline relative to NRT in smokers age 25-54 and separately in smokers 55 years or older.
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Name: Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
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A benzazepine derivative that functions as an ALPHA4/BETA2 NICOTINIC RECEPTOR partial agonist. It is used for SMOKING CESSATION.
A decrease in the incidence and frequency of SMOKING. Smoking reduction differs from SMOKING CESSATION in that the smoker continues to smoke albeit at a lesser frequency without quitting.
An alkaloid that has actions similar to NICOTINE on nicotinic cholinergic receptors but is less potent. It has been proposed for a variety of therapeutic uses including in respiratory disorders, peripheral vascular disorders, insomnia, and smoking cessation.
Discontinuation of the habit of smoking, the inhaling and exhaling of tobacco smoke.
SMOKING of non-TOBACCO (or NICOTINE-containing) substances.