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Varenicline for smoking reduction in smokers not yet ready to quit: A double-blind, proof-of-concept randomized clinical trial.

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Summary of "Varenicline for smoking reduction in smokers not yet ready to quit: A double-blind, proof-of-concept randomized clinical trial."

Varenicline has demonstrated efficacy for quitting smoking. Its agonist and antagonist effects suggest that it would be efficacious for reducing cigarettes per day in smokers not yet ready to quit.

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Name: Addictive behaviors
ISSN: 1873-6327
Pages: 20-26

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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.

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