Inpharma Weekly

, Volume 1183, Issue 1, pp 11–12 | Cite as

New advances in smoking cessation therapy

  • Sean Henahan
Newsletter Article


Researchers are closing in on tobacco from 2 directions; therapy and genetics, according to reports at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco [ San Diego, US; March 1999 ]. Replacement therapy with gum or patches containing nicotine remains the most common strategy for smoking cessation. But how well are these treatments working now that they are available over-the-counter (OTC)? Very well, according to some of the first studies looking at the use of nicotine replacement in the ‘real world’ OTC setting.


Nicotine Smoking Cessation Bupropion Naltrexone Nicotine Replacement Therapy 
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