Association between nicotine replacement therapy use in pregnancy and smoking cessation.

@article{Brose2013AssociationBN,
  title={Association between nicotine replacement therapy use in pregnancy and smoking cessation.},
  author={Leonie S Brose and Andy McEwen and Robert West},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2013},
  volume={132 3},
  pages={660-4}
}
BACKGROUND There is an urgent need to find better ways of helping pregnant smokers to stop. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have not detected an effect of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smoking cessation in pregnancy. This may be because of inadequate dosing because of faster nicotine metabolism in this group. In England, many pregnant smokers use single form and combination NRT (patch plus a faster acting form). This correlational study examined whether the latter is associated… CONTINUE READING