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Nicotine patchs after a stroke

07/18/2001

Question:

I am in the uk and doing a project on smoking and stroke it has been proven that smoking does help cause strokes what I would like to know is how soon after a stroke can we give pts patches i have been told 3 months but wolud like some reasearch to back this up can anyone help

Answer:

This question does not fall within the scope of my topic area. I have forwarded your question to a NetWellness Expert who I hope will be able to provide you with an answer. In one to two days, please look for an answer to your question in the NetWellness Expert topic area called Pharmacy and Medications.

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Response by:

Jerry   Friemoth, MD Jerry Friemoth, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati