Study supports gradual reduction of smoking, with medication
Practice guidelines that focus on immediate cessation without medication may need revisiting according to a study done in the US.
The research, led by Dr. Jon Ebbert of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, NY, showed that smokers who took a pill known as Champix or Chantix were more likely to quit after cutting back on cigarettes than those who did not use the drug.
You can read more about the study in this Globe and Mail article.
We've also posted some information and videos on smoking cessation here on Portico.