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Pharmacological treatments for smoking cessation.

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CLINICAL QUESTION: Among the 3 first-line smoking cessation treatments (nicotine replacement therapy [NRT], bupropion, and varenicline), which is most effective in helping people who smoke achieve and maintain abstinence from smoking for at least 6 months, and what serious adverse events are associated with each? BOTTOM LINE: Higher rates of smoking cessation were associated with NRT (17.6%) and bupropion (19.1%) compared with placebo (10.6%). Varenicline (27.6%) and combination NRT (31.5%) (...

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10.1001/jama.2013.283787

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cochrane
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Journal:
JAMA
Volume:
311
Issue:
2
Pages:
193-194
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
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uuid:12d79db6-388e-4801-8231-db58593860b5
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445598
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pubs:445598

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