Cost-effectiveness of bupropion, nortriptyline, and psychological intervention in smoking cessation

  title={Cost-effectiveness of bupropion, nortriptyline, and psychological intervention in smoking cessation},
  author={Sharon Perkins Hall and James M Lightwood and Gary L Humfleet and Alan Bostrom and Victor I. Reus and Ricardo Munoz},
  journal={The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research},
Sustained-release bupropion and nortriptyline have been shown to be effcacious in treating cigarette smoking. Psychological intervention is also recognized as efficacious. The cost and cost-effectiveness of the 2 drug therapies have not been estimated. It was hypothesized that nortriptyline would be more cost-effective than bupropion. Hypotheses were not originally proposed concerning the cost-effectiveness of psychological versus drug treatment, but the 2 were compared using exploratory… CONTINUE READING

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