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Stop Smoking, SG / Singapore

Summary

Stop Smoking, SG / Singapore @beautysg_com: Quit/stop smoking with the medication Champix®. Smoking cessation clinic, SG / Singapore. Private and confidential services. Definitions, references, and latest news.

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Description

Quit smoking with the medication Champix®. Revolutionary new way to stop smoking at our smoking cessation clinic. Get away from the harmful effects of smoking, without feeling the effects of withdrawal!

Advertisement: Come to sunny Singapore to have your testing and treatment. Singapore Ministry of Health registered general practice (GP) clinic:
SHIM CLINIC
168 Bedok South Avenue 3 #01-473
Singapore 460168
Tel: (+65) 6446 7446
Fax: (+65) 6449 7446
24hr Answering Tel: (+65) 6333 5550
Web: Stop Smoking, SG / Singapore
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7 pm to 11 pm
Public Holidays: Closed
Last registration: one hour before closing time.
Walk-in clinic. Appointments not required.
Bring NRIC, Work Pass or Passport for registration.

References


Latest News

An open-label pilot trial of N-acetylcysteine and varenicline in adult cigarette smokers.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Conclusions: These preliminary data provide the first demonstration of safety and feasibility of the co-administration of NAC and VAR in cigarette smokers. AEs were consistent with those typically reported for VAR and NAC. These data support future efficacy research on NAC and VAR for smoking cessation.

Cytisine is effective for smoking cessation: should clinicians use it?
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Evidence-Based Medicine
Commentary on: Hajek P, McRobbie H, Myers K. Efficacy of cytisine in helping smokers quit: systematic review and meta-analysis. Thorax 2013;68:1037–42 Context Tobacco use remains a leading cause of avoidable premature mortality and morbidity worldwide with approximately 800 million male and 200 million female smokers worldwide.1 Much of this ongoing disease burden can be avoided through smoking cessation. However, nicotine in tobacco smoke is highly addicting and most cessation attempts fail. There are diverse approaches to increase the success rate of quit attempts, including approved pharmacological therapies: nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT; available in several forms and over-the-counter), bupropion (an antidepressant) and varenicline (a partial nicotine agonist). Each of these...

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:43:00 +0100 | MedPage Today Cardiovascular
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include a look at neuropathic pain treatment, infusion pumps for hard to control diabetes, screening for carotid artery stenosis, and varenicline and nicotine replacement for smoking cessation. (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)

Study: combination of varenicline and nicotine patch best way to quit smoking
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:09:35 +0100 | Health News - UPI.com
Brooks HaysWASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- The best way to quit smoking, researchers say, is a combination of a drug called varenicline and the use of nicotine patches. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)

Combining varenicline with nicotine patch boosts quit rates
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | OnMedica Latest News
Quitters more likely not to be smoking at six months with combination than with varenicline aloneRelated items from OnMedicaFewer smokers are using NHS help to quitSmoking cessationEU moves to make smoking less attractive to young smokersRoll-ups worse than factory-made cigarettesE-cigarettes may not help smokers quit (Source: OnMedica Latest News)

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:20:22 +0100 | WebMD Health
Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone (Source: WebMD Health)

Patch Plus Pill Better to Help Smokers Quit (CME/CE)
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:05:53 +0100 | MedPage Today Primary Care
(MedPage Today) -- Adding a nicotine patch to varenicline (Chantix) during quit-smoking attempts substantially improved short-term success in kicking the addiction, a trial showed. (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:00:00 +0100 | MedlinePlus Health News
Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone

Cardiovascular and mortality risks in older Medicare patients treated with varenicline or bupropion for smoking cessation: an observational cohort study
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
ConclusionCardiovascular and mortality risks were not increased in older patients treated with varenicline compared with bupropion for smoking cessation. A potential increase in the risk of stroke with varenicline could not be excluded. Treatment persistence with either drug was low. Published 2014. This article is a U.S. Government work and is in the public domain in the USA. (Source: Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety)

Efficacy of interventions to combat tobacco addiction: Cochrane update of 2013 reviews
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | Addiction
ConclusionsCochrane systematic review evidence from 2013 suggests that adding mood management to behavioural support may improve cessation outcomes in smokers with current or past depression and strengthens evidence for previous conclusions, including the safety of varenicline and bupropion and the benefits of behavioural support for smoking cessation in pregnancy. (Source: Addiction)