140. Treatment Recommendations: Medications

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Treatment Recommendations: Medications

Effectiveness of the nicotine lozenge: Results from the single randomized controlled trial.

Lozenge doseN for active/N for placeboOdds Ratio (95% C.I.)Continuous abstinence rates at 6 months (Active/Placebo)
2 mg459/4582.0 (1.4, 2. 8)24.2/14.4
4 mg450/4512.8 (1.9, 4.0)23.6/10.2

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Internet Citation: 140. Treatment Recommendations: Medications: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-full/slide140.html