Tobacco Use Disorder: Lecture Series

The Tobacco Use Disorder email lecture series will be discussed in the following sections:

(1) Varenicline: (March 16)

  • Mechanism
  • Dosing instruction
  • Comparison to bupropion
  • Effect on mood

(2) Bupropion SR: (March 18)

  • Mechanism
  • Dosing instruction
  • As a sole pharmacotherapy
  • Augmentation to NRT (Nicotine Replacement Therapy)
  • Comparison to NRT
  • Comparison to Varenicline

(3) Nortriptyline: (March 20)

  • Mechanism
  • Dosing instruction
  • As a sole pharmacotherapy
  • Augmentation to NRT (Nicotine Replacement Therapy)
  • Comparison to NRT

(4) Medications not found effective: (March 23)

(5) Billing in tobacco use disorder: (March 25)

  • CPT tobacco cessation codes.
  • What documentation to include?
  • Medicare G Codes

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