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A comparison of the efficacy of varenicline and bupropion and an evaluation of the effect of the medications in the context of the smoking cessation programme

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A comparison of the efficacy of varenicline and bupropion and an evaluation of the effect of the medications in the context of the smoking cessation programme

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of the medications in the context of the smoking cessation programme

Authors

Ali Ramazan Benli, Selman Erturhan, Muhammet Ali Oruc, Pinar Kalpakci, Didem Sunay, Yeltekin Demirel

Publication date

2017/12/1

Journal

Tobacco induced diseases

Volume

15

Issue

1

Pages

10

Publisher

BioMed Central

Description

Background

Within the context of the support program for smoking cessation, initiated by the Turkish Ministry of Health in 2011, those who present at ‘smoking cessation’ centres and are found to be suitable for pharmacological treatment are given varenicline and bupropion free of charge. As the smoking cessation programme is centralized, the selection of the medication is made randomly to provide a fixed distribution rate. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of both varenicline and bupropion in smoking cessation and to evaluate the effect of the smoking cessation programme.

Methods

A total of 405 individuals who met the study criteria were included in the study. Smoking habits and degree of dependence were determined in all the participants with the Fagerstrom test for nicotine dependence (FTND) and bupropion or varenicline therapy …

Total citations

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