TITLE

Do cigarettes and nicotine patches mix?

PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/29/92, Vol. 112 Issue 25, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Food and Drug Administration is trying to determine whether patients who sneak smokes while wearing nicotine patches--which emit nicotine into the blood to curb withdrawal--are at increased risk of heart attack. A report from Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro prompted the FDA probe; How the body reacts to nicotine; Physician warnings.
ACCESSION #
9206291099

 

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