Smoking cessation - varenicline (TA123)
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Varenicline is recommended as a possible treatment to help smokers who have said they want to stop smoking.
Varenicline should normally be used only as part of a programme that includes advice from a healthcare professional or other types of support.
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
This page was last updated: 25 November 2013
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- TA123 Varenicline er mwyn rhoi'r gorau i ysmygu: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
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