Nicotine patch and lozenge are effective for women.

  title={Nicotine patch and lozenge are effective for women.},
  author={Saul Shiffman and Christine T. Sweeney and Carolyn M. Dresler},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  volume={7 1},
It has been hypothesized that women may be less likely to obtain therapeutic benefit from nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). The present study tested this hypothesis, using two different types of NRT medications. A secondary analysis of two randomized clinical trials was performed: One compared active 21-mg nicotine patch with placebo among 193 men and 309 women, and the other compared active 2-mg or 4-mg nicotine lozenge with placebo among 788 men and 1,030 women. Using logistic regression… CONTINUE READING
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