• Increasing the Dose of Varenicline in Patients Who Do Not Respond to the Standard Dose

    • 07 Jan 2014
    • Study (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)

    In this article from Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Dr. Carlos A. Jiménez-Ruiz discusses how varenicline doses can be increased for patients who don’t respond to the standard dose, with high success rates and limited adverse effects. Be sure to watch the accompanying video, in which Dr. Jiménez-Ruiz explains the results of the study and how varenicline doses can be increased.

  • WEBINAR: Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Dependence – Richard D. Hurt, M.D., Mayo Clinic

    • 06 Apr 2012
    • Brochure (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Training (TOPIC)

    Slide set and audio/video recording from “Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Dependence,” a webinar held by Global Bridges on April 4, 2012, which featured Richard D. Hurt, M.D., founder and director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center.

  • NEJM: Placebo-Controlled Trial of Cytisine for Smoking Cessation

    • 02 Dec 2011
    • Study (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    Cytisine, a partial agonist that binds with high affinity to the α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, is a low-cost treatment that may be effective in aiding smoking cessation. This study assessed the efficacy and safety of cytisine as compared with placebo.