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Since maoi and cigarettes can block mao and raise dopamine levels, can maoi be used to help a smoker quit smoking? If not, why not? If so which maoi?

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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: No evidence

Dopamine is increased by smoking however although in theory a good question not used options are nicotine replacements varencline nortriptine bupropion etc the risk of side effects is not worth the risk since it is not a first line treatment.

In brief: No evidence

Dopamine is increased by smoking however although in theory a good question not used options are nicotine replacements varencline nortriptine bupropion etc the risk of side effects is not worth the risk since it is not a first line treatment.
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
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