nicotine withdrawal syndrome

nicotine withdrawal syndrome

physiological and psychological effects of tobacco dependence that make it difficult for addicted smokers to cease use of nicotine. Withdrawal symptoms may be diminished by substituting nicotine in the form of chewing gum, lozenges, or transdermal skin patches.

nicotine withdrawal syndrome

Tobacco withdrawal syndrome Substance abuse A condition of mild irritability, headache, and psychological craving associated with the abrupt cessation of nicotine exposure in a nicotine-dependent person. See Nicotine, Smoking, Tobacco.
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These results suggest the need to be aware of nicotine withdrawal syndrome in critically ill patients, and support the need for improved strategies to prevent agitation or treat it earlier".
Nicotine withdrawal syndrome can be produced in the laboratory animal.
Hypericum perforatum attenuates nicotine withdrawal syndrome in mice.