22. Relative Efficacy

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview

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MedicationNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)
Nicotine Patch (reference group)321.0
Varenicline (2 mg/day)51.6
(1.3, 2.0)
Patch (long-term; >14 weeks) + NRT (gum or spray)31.9
(1.3, 2.7)
Patch + Bupropion SR31.3
(1.0, 1.8)

 


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Internet Citation: 22. Relative Efficacy: 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/slide22.html