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Drugs for smoking cessation

Abstract:

What you need to know:

Consider prescribing nicotine replacement therapy, varenicline, or bupropion to most patients starting an attempt to quit smoking.

When prescribing stop smoking drugs, stress the importance of commitment to total abstinence from the quit day onwards; adding behavioural support increases the chances of success.

Nicotine replacement therapy is safe and is more effective if a patch is combined with a short acting form.

Do not prescribe vareniclin...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.i571

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
352
Pages:
i571
Publication date:
2016-01-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:568a2d28-df30-4044-a5e7-18696e7cd340
Source identifiers:
608598
Local pid:
pubs:608598

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