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New Product Highlight - Nicorette

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NICORETTE – Nicotine 10 mg, 15 mg, 25 mg Patch
• Week 1 abstinence is an important predictor of long-term success1,3
• Significantly more smokers were abstinent during week 1 with Nicorette patch 25 mg/16 hr compared to our previous patch programme (p<0.01)2
• 94% more effective than placebo at helping smokers to quit at 12 weeks (p<0.001)1,5
• 44% more effective at helping smokers quit compared with our previous patch programme at 12 weeks (p<0.005)1,4
• 16-hr patch is well tolerated with a good safety profile6

References:
1. Tønnesen P et al. Higher dosage nicotine patches increase one-year smoking cessation rates: results from the European CEASE trial. Eur Resp J 1999;13:238-246
2. Data on file – CEASE 2.
3. Stapleton JA et al. Dose effects and predictors of outcome in a randomized trial of transdermal nicotine patches in general practice. Addiction 1995;90:31–42.
4. Data on file – CEASE 3.
5. Data on file - CEASE 4.
6. Nicorette Invisi Transdermal Patch Package Insert 2014

Further information available in Section 18b, New in This Issue and mims.com. Full prescribing information is available upon request.

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one year ago
Mometasone furoate is effective for the treatment of adult Chinese patients with nasal polyposis, based on a randomised, double-blind study.
one year ago
Tiotropium Respimat is superior over Handihaler in improving time of sleep spent with sleeping oxygen saturation below 90 (TST90) and sleep parameters in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as performed in a randomised, open-label, parallel group trial.
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Bilastine is a novel antihistamine for allergic rhinitis and urticaria, according to a review.
Dr. Joslyn Ngu, one year ago

Oxygen therapy has been used in the medical field since World War I and is still an important modality in patient care today.