Monday, 1 April 2013

Study finds anti-smoking drug improves smokers’ chances of stopping

Smokers have a higher probability of quitting smoking and a better overall cessation experience when taking varenicline compared to bupropion and to placebo – unmedicated assisted smoking cessation –according to a study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Read more here.

Study mentioned: Cinciripini PM, et al. Effects of Varenicline and Bupropion Sustained-Release Use Plus Intensive Smoking Cessation Counseling on Prolonged Abstinence From Smoking and on Depression, Negative Affect, and Other Symptoms of Nicotine Withdrawal. JAMA Psychiatry. 2013 Mar 27:1-12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23536105

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