161. Treatment Recommendations: Medications-Over the Counter Medicatio

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Treatment Recommendations: Medications—Over the Counter Medications

Recommendation: Over-the-counter nicotine patch therapy is more effective than placebo and its use should be encouraged. (Strength of evidence =B)


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Internet Citation: 161. Treatment Recommendations: Medications-Over the Counter Medicatio: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-full/slide161.html