International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2021, Vol. 7 Issue 2, Part D
Nicotine replacement therapy: A blessing in disguise
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Najmus Sahar, Dr. Debashis Roy, Dr. Surbhi Priyadarshi, Dr. Pradeep Tangade and Dr. Vikas Singh
ABSTRACT:For much of the 20th century, smoking was regarded as a socially learned habit and as a personal choice. It is only in the past decade or so that the fundamental role of nicotine in sustaining smoking behaviour has begun to be more widely accepted. It is now recognized that cigarette smoking is primarily a manifestation of nicotine addiction and that smokers have individually characteristic preferences for their level of nicotine intake. Smokers regulate the way they puff and inhale to achieve their desired nicotine dose. The link with nicotine addiction does not imply that pharmacological factors drive smoking behaviour in a simple way and to the exclusion of other influences. Social, economic, personal, and political influences all play an important part in determining patterns of smoking prevalence and cessation. Therefore, the aim of this review was to emphasize information about the nicotine replacement therapy.
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Dr. Najmus Sahar, Dr. Debashis Roy, Dr. Surbhi Priyadarshi, Dr. Pradeep Tangade, Dr. Vikas Singh. Nicotine replacement therapy: A blessing in disguise. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2021;7(2):225-228. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2021.v7.i2d.1212