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Varenicline decreases alcohol consumption in heavy-drinking smokers

  • Author(s): Fields, Howard
  • Kayser, Andrew
  • Mitchell, JM
  • Teague, CH
  • Kayser, AS
  • Bartlett, SE
  • Fields, HL
  • et al.

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Rationale Emerging evidence suggests that the α4β2 form of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) modulates the rewarding effects of alcohol. The nAChR α4β2 subunit partial agonist varenicline (ChantixTM), which is approved by the Food and Drug Admin

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