[Smoking cessation program based on pharmacological support (bupropion SR). Our own experience].

@article{Porbska2003SmokingCP,
  title={[Smoking cessation program based on pharmacological support (bupropion SR). Our own experience].},
  author={Irena Porębska and Marcin Gołecki and Kamilla Kasibowska-Kuźniar and Bozena Weryńska and Renata Jankowska},
  journal={Pneumonologia i alergologia polska},
  year={2003},
  volume={71 3-4},
  pages={148-53}
}
Smoking constitutes the gravest, yet avoidable, deadly threat to health in Poland. Near the end of the 90-ies it was discovered that the antidepressant -bupropion- has positive effects in the treatment of addiction to nicotine. The aim of the study was the evaluation of the efficacy of ambulatory, intensive smoking cessation program based on bupropion SR with educational support. 54 smokers (18 men and 36 women) were enrolled, age 22-59 yr. (mean 45.5 +/- 8.7), smoking 10-50 cigarettes daily… CONTINUE READING