Effects of phenylpropanolamine on withdrawal symptoms

  title={Effects of phenylpropanolamine on withdrawal symptoms},
  author={Robert C. Klesges and Lisa Klesges and Margaret Debon and Mary Lee Shelton and T. R. Isbell and Mary Lou Klem},
A prior report (Klesges et al. 1990) suggested that phenylpropanolamine (PPA) was successful in reducing the smoking withdrawal symptom of weight gain in a sample of women. The current investigation evaluates whether the effects of phenylpropanolamine (PPA; up to 10/day PPA gums) on withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation are specific to weight and weight-related symptoms or whether PPA alleviates withdrawal in general. One hundred and seven adult smokers (56 men, 51 women) were… CONTINUE READING