Cost Free Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation in Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Patients were eligible to participate in the study if they reported smoking an average of 5 or more cigarettes per day in past 3 months; were 18 years of age or older; were willing to set a quit date in the next 30 days; and were willing to use a quit smoking medication.

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients who were unable to read and understand English or French or who had contraindications to all approved smoking cessation medications (nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion, and varenicline) were excluded from the study.