Nicotine Addiction Questions & Answers

Updated: Jul 16, 2018
  • Author: R Gregory Lande, DO, FACN; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is nicotine addiction?

What are the signs and symptoms of nicotine addiction?

What are the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for nicotine addiction (tobacco use disorder)?

What is the role of nicotine replacement therapy in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What are the types of nicotine replacement therapy used in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of non-nicotine drug treatment for nicotine addiction?

What is nicotine addiction?

What are the AHA-ASA recommendations regarding nicotine addiction?

What is a case study about nicotine addiction?

What is the pathophysiology of nicotine addiction?

What is the association between nicotine addiction and depression?

What is the association between nicotine addiction and insomnia?

What is the association between nicotine addiction and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

What is the prevalence of nicotine addiction in the US?

What is the global prevalence of nicotine addiction?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of nicotine addiction?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with nicotine addiction?

What is the association of nicotine addiction and postcessation depression?

What is the association between nicotine addiction and weight?

What is included in patient education about nicotine addiction?

What online smoking cessation programs for nicotine addiction are available?

Presentation

What are the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for nicotine addiction (tobacco use disorder)?

What are the signs and symptoms of withdrawal and nicotine toxicity?

How are nicotine dependence and withdrawal treated?

Which physical findings are characteristic of nicotine addiction?

DDX

Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of nicotine addiction?

What are the differential diagnoses for Nicotine Addiction?

Treatment

How is nicotine addiction treated?

What is the role of counseling in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What are the USPSTF treatment guidelines for nicotine addiction?

What are mechanisms of action for nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to treat nicotine addiction?

What are the types of nicotine replacement products used for the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What are the possible adverse effects of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for nicotine addiction?

What is the role of the transdermal nicotine patch in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of nicotine nasal spray in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of nicotine gum in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of nicotine lozenge in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of sublingual nicotine tablet in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of nicotine inhaler in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of long-term nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of bupropion in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of varenicline in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of nortriptyline in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of clonidine in the treatment of nicotine addiction?

What is the role of combination drug treatment for nicotine addiction?

Which novel therapies have been used for the treatment of nicotine addiction?

How is nicotine addiction prevented?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of patients with nicotine addiction?

Medications

What are the goals of drug treatment for nicotine addiction?

Which medications in the drug class Antidepressants, Other are used in the treatment of Nicotine Addiction?

Which medications in the drug class Smoking Cessation Aids are used in the treatment of Nicotine Addiction?