Tag: varenicline

1. The receipt of evidence-based treatment for nicotine use disorder is extremely low among adolescents and young adults. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) It has now been well established that adolescents and young adults using e-cigarettes are at high risk of transitioning to combustible cigarettes. As such, it is important to...
1. When compared to placebo, varenicline use for 24 weeks significantly increased smoking cessation rates at 3 months and 1 year. 2. Although clinical guidelines suggest quitting abruptly, varenicline may be a treatment option for patients with whom this is not an option. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: According to...
1. In a population of smokers who failed to respond to standard varenicline dosage, an increased dosing regimen of varenicline had no effect on the frequency of urges to smoke, the strength of urges, or the severity of withdrawal symptoms, as compared to placebo. 2. There was a reduction in...
In this section, we highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week. Letrozole versus Clomiphene for Infertility in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 5 to 10 percent of reproductive age women and is the major cause of anovulatory infertility. Clomiphene,...
  Image: PD 1. Smokers randomized to varenicline plus counseling were more likely to abstain from smoking six months after quitting compared to those receiving placebo plus counseling.  2. Patients randomized to varenicline reported fewer negative emotional effects compared to placebo group.  Participants receiving varenicline plus counseling relapsed less frequently than those on...