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New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903


Randomized clinical trial to evaluate a flexibly-dosed-3-medication combination for up to 6 months in smokers with medical illness

Study summary:

Subjects randomly received either nicotine patch alone for a 10-week, tapering course (n=64) or the combination of nicotine patch, nicotine oral inhaler, and bupropion for an ad-lib duration (n=63).


Inclusion Criteria: - currently smoking at least 10 cigarettes per day (confirmed by high exhaled carbon-monoxide (CO)) - 18 years or older - interested in quitting within the next 30 days - one or more pre-defined medical illnesses (including cardiovascular disease, other vascular disease, chronic pulmonary disease, cancer, hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and recurrent pulmonary infections) Exclusion Criteria: - contraindications to pharmacotherapy (including unstable angina, myocardial infarction within 2 months, severe arrhythmia, seizure disorder, serious mental illness requiring antipsychotic medications) - current use of other tobacco products (smokeless tobacco, cigars, pipes, etc.), bupropion, clonidine, nortriptyline, or nicotine replacement medications - unable to give consent



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Michael B Steinberg, MD, MPH

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Location Contact:

New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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