Table of Contents

Neurobiology of nicotine dependence.
Pharmacotherapy.
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).
Nicotine gum.
Transdermal nicotine patch.
Nicotine lozenge.
Nicotine nasal spray.
Nicotine inhaler.
Status and newer recommendations for NRT.
Bupropion.
Varenicline.
Clonidine.
Nortriptyline.
Nicotinic or non-nicotinic therapies under investigation.
Rimonabant.
Mecamylamine.
Inhibitors of nicotine metabolism.
Opioid antagonists.
Antidepressants.
GABAergic agents.
Drug therapy in pregnant females.
Critical issues of pharmacotherapy.
References.
Index.