Drug Safety Update
October 2009: Smoking and smoking cessation: clinically significant interactions with commonly used medicines
November 2008: Varenicline: adverse psychiatric reactions, including depression
January 2020: E-cigarette use or vaping: reporting suspected adverse reactions, including lung injury
NG92 Stop smoking interventions and services, March 2018
TA123 Varenicline for smoking cessation, July 2007
Smoking cessation interventions are a cost-effective way of reducing ill health and prolonging life. Smokers should be advised to stop and offered help if interested in doing so.
Where possible, smokers should have access to a smoking cessation clinic for behavioural support.
MTW Smoking cessation guidance, updated Sept 2018