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An improved model of ethanol and nicotine co-use in female P rats: Effects of naltrexone, varenicline, and the selective nicotinic α6β2* antagonist r-bPiDI

These results indicate that increasing the “price” of nicotine increases EtOH intake during co-use. Additionally, the efficacy of naltrexone, varenicline, and r-bPiDI was specific to either EtOH or nicotine, with no efficacy for co-use. Nevertheless, fut
Science Direct
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27
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ARCHIVE: Benefits of Smoking Cessation Medications Diminish Over Time, Israeli Researchers Say

A new study published in Addiction by researchers at Tel Aviv University finds that only eight out of 100 smokers who take smoking cessation medications will have benefited from taking smoking medications after one year’s time. The researchers conclude
The Jewish Press
added Nov 29, 2018 22:17

[Korea - South] Hanmi rolls out new generic drug to beat Pfizer’s anti-nicotine therapy

After failing to outrival Pfizer in the anti-smoking treatment market with a generic drug, Hanmi Pharmaceutical has released another copy to win over Pfizer’s original treatment Champix. The local drug company said it has started selling "Nocotine," a s
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:20

Real-World Effectiveness of Pharmaceutical Smoking Cessation Aids: Time-Varying Effects

demonstrates that the effectiveness of some pharmacological cessation aids (the patch and varenicline...Previous failures in real-world studies of the effectiveness of smoking cessation aids may reflect differences in the products individuals use and diff
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 30, 2018 20:21

Two-thirds of US smokers say they want to quit. This company has a new idea for helping them.

Ro, the company behind the ED treatment brand Roman, is getting into the smoking cessation game with a new (gender-neutral) program called Zero. Like Roman, Zero is a telemedicine-based product: Users get a personalized quitting regimen from a doctor via
Vox Media
added Sep 19, 2018 20:00

[Australia] SIDDIQI: Shisha addiction may be stronger than cigarette addiction

Given that shisha is often smoked with friends and family, its addiction may be more than just physical. This strong social element to the addiction may be the reason the smoking cessation drug, varenicline, which is effective for cigarette smokers, does
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:47

Common anti-smoking treatment makes no difference in shisha tobacco addiction

Researchers at the University of York has shown that a drug commonly used to help smokers overcome addiction to cigarettes does not have the same effect in shisha smokers. Smoking tobacco through a waterpipe, often referred to as shisha or hookah smokin
added Sep 6, 2018 20:16

[UK] Common anti-smoking treatment makes no difference in shisha tobacco addiction

Research at the University of York, involving a trial with more than 500 daily shisha smokers in Pakistan, where shisha smoking is particularly common, showed that varenicline—a medication used to help tackle cigarette smoking—did not make a difference i
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 6, 2018 14:17

Drugs for Tobacco Dependence [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco dependence can be safely and effectively treated with counseling and pharmacotherapy. All of the nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) appear to be about equally effective, but a combination of a patch and a rapid-onset formulation is generally
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 4, 2018 22:05

[UK] A time to quit: supporting smoking cessation in general practice

A new report exploring GPs’ prescribing practices for quitting services and treatment... Health professionals – such as practice nurses, clinical pharmacists and GPs – play an important role in educating and motivating smokers to stop, as well as assessi
Practice Business (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:00
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