20. Varenicline

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview

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Effectiveness and abstinence rates for various medications and medication combinations compared to placebo at 6-months post-quit (n = 86 studies).

MedicationNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
Placebo801.013.8
Varenicline
(2 mg/day)
53.1
(2.5, 3.8)
33.2
(28.9, 37.8)

 


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Current as of June 2009
Internet Citation: 20. Varenicline: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-overview/slide20.html