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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
Smoking in pregnancy is a substantial public health issue, but, apart from nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), pharmacological therapies are not generally used to promote cessation. Bupropion and vare...
There is just one study comparing the effectiveness of cytisine and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smoking cessation. In the Russian Federation, both products are widely available as over-the-...
Smoking during pregnancy is strongly associated with negative pregnancy and perinatal outcomes. Some guidelines recommend nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smoking cessation during pregnancy but ...
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) aims to temporarily replace much of the nicotine from cigarettes to reduce motivation to smoke and nicotine withdrawal symptoms, thus easing the transition from ciga...
Two mechanisms underlie smoking cessation efficacies of α4β2* nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) agonists: a "nicotine-like" agonist activity reduces craving by substituting for nicotine durin...
This study will focus on enhancing future smoking cessation treatment effectiveness by piloting a potentially more powerful combination of three FDA-approved pharmacotherapies: varenicline...
This study is being conducted to assess varenicline and bupropion as aids to smoking cessation treatment in subjects with and without an established diagnosis of major psychiatric disorder...
Background: Electronic cigarettes (EC) mainly containing nicotine (88-95 % of users) are widely and growingly used worldwide. It is estimated that there were 1.7 million daily users in Fr...
The aim of this study is to compare the cardiovascular disease event rate in smokers undertaking pharmacologically unaided smoking cessation attempts (the non-exposed group) with the event...
The purpose of this proposed pilot study is to examine the use of varenicline in people with schizophrenia to specifically assess tolerability and efficacy for smoking cessation. Specifica...
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.