nicotine replacement therapy


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nicotine replacement therapy

the use of chewing gum, lozenges, and skin patches as a substitute for tobacco smoke sources to satisfy nicotine cravings.

nicotine replacement therapy

Substance abuse The use of any of a number of formulations of nicotine–gum, sprays or patches to attenuate the Sx of nicotine withdrawal. See Nicotine gum, Nicotine nasal spray, Nicotine patch, Nicotrol inhaler, Smoking cessation.

Nicotine replacement therapy

A method of weaning a smoker away from both nicotine and the oral fixation that accompanies a smoking habit by giving the smoker smaller and smaller doses of nicotine in the form of a patch or gum.
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On funding the program, Loebs said that she was "pleasantly surprised that we were prepared and had budgeted x amount of funds to make sure that no patient who wanted nicotine replacement therapy starting in September would go without it.
Eligible studies were published or unpublished randomised controlled trials that enrolled smokers who declared no intention to quit smoking in the short term, and compared nicotine replacement therapy (with or without motivational support) with placebo, no treatment, other pharmacological therapy, or motivational support, and reported quit rates.
As with other research, the study found that smoking during pregnancy was associated with a higher risk of stillbirth, although smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy had a risk of stillbirth similar to the nonsmoking, non-NRT-using women (adjusted hazard ratio 0.
These symptoms can be partly relieved through Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), which helps to ease the quitting process and avoid a relapse.
on Fridays, undergo a brief screening interview and have a two-week supply of nicotine replacement therapy mailed to them at no cost.
Get some Nicotine Replacement Therapy such as patches or gum.
Smokers can get information and support from specialist advisers, and nicotine replacement therapy is also offered.
New guidance from NHS Health Scotland will be given to GP surgeries and chemists this month advising nicotine replacement therapy should be made available to adolescent smokers.
It is not uncommon for smokers who have been admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) to receive nicotine replacement therapy in order to prevent withdrawal symptoms of the substance.
The Government yesterday said it was changing guidance to widen the use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products following advice from the Committee on Safety of Medicines (CSM).
Patients staying at the hospital who feel they are not able to, or do not want to stop smoking, will be offered advice, counselling and in some cases, free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).