Bupropion for the treatment of tobacco dependence: guidelines for balancing risks and benefits.

  title={Bupropion for the treatment of tobacco dependence: guidelines for balancing risks and benefits.},
  author={J Taylor Hays and Jon O. Ebbert},
  journal={CNS drugs},
  volume={17 2},
Tobacco use, particularly cigarette smoking, is now a global pandemic. The expected morbidity and mortality from smoking-attributable diseases will continue to rise for the next 30 years. In order to reduce this negative impact on worldwide health, effective therapy to aid smoking cessation must be provided to current smokers. Treatment for tobacco dependence involves the combination of behavioural therapies and pharmacological treatment. The most common pharmacological treatments include… CONTINUE READING


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