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Smoking cessation after initial treatment failure with varenicline or nicotine replacement


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JAMA Network

About The Study: For individuals who smoked but did not achieve abstinence after treatment with varenicline, increasing the dosage enhanced abstinence versus continuing, whereas for nonabstainers initially treated with combined nicotine replacement therapy, a dosage increase or switch to varenicline enhanced abstinence and may be viable rescue strategies. 

Authors: Paul M. Cinciripini, Ph.D., of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, is the corresponding author.

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