Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric safety of varenicline and bupropion compared with nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation:study protocol of a retrospective cohort study using the QResearch general practice database

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Kotz, Daniel; Simpson, Colin; Viechtbauer, Wolfgang; van Schayck, Onno C P; West, Robert; Sheikh, Aziz;
(2014)
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
  • Journal: volume 4,issue 8,pagesKotz , D , Simpson , C , Viechtbauer , W , van Schayck , O C P , West , R & Sheikh , A 2014 , ' Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric safety of varenicline and bupropion compared with nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation : study protocol of a retrospective cohort study using the QResearch general practice database ' , BMJ Open , vol. 4 , no. 8 , pp. e005281 . https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005281-Kotz , D , Simpson , C , Viechtbauer , W , van Schayck , O C P , West , R & Sheikh , A 2014 , ' Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric safety of varenicline and bupropion compared with nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation : study protocol of a retrospective cohort study using the QResearch general practice database ' , BMJ Open , vol. 4 , no. 8 , pp. e005281 . https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005281issn: 2044-6055, eissn: 2044-6055
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005281, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005281., pmc: PMC4156814
  • Subject: Benzazepines | Retrospective Studies | Epidemiology, Mental Health | Mental Health | United Kingdom | 1692 | Treatment Outcome | Varenicline | 1734 | 1712 | Epidemiology | Protocol | Smoking Cessation | General Practice | Smoking | 1683 | Cohort Studies | Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation | Nicotinic Agonists | Tobacco Use Cessation Products | Bupropion | Humans | 1506 | Quinoxalines

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