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Cannabinoid type 1 receptor antagonists (rimonabant) for smoking cessation.

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BACKGROUND: Rimonabant is a selective type 1 cannabinoid (CB1) receptor antagonist. It may assist with smoking cessation by restoring the balance of the endocannabinoid system, which can be disrupted by prolonged use of nicotine. Rimonabant also seeks to address many smokers' reluctance to persist with a quit attempt because of concerns about weight gain. OBJECTIVES: To determine whether selective CB1 receptor antagonists increase the numbers of people stopping smoking. To assess their effect...

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Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2007-01-01
EISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
214406
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:214406
UUID:
uuid:841df1bf-8773-4f50-8742-6b7dc259ae29
Local pid:
pubs:214406
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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