Preventive genetic test against nicotine addiction
NICOTINEgen characterizes genetic variations in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor associated with nicotine addiction. Results allow defining the risk of addiction to facilitate the choice between a nicotine replacement therapy (patches or chewing-gum containing nicotine) or a medical therapy (e.g. bupropion or varenicline).
- Before quitting smoking
- Before prescribing a treatment with nicotine replacement therapy or with a medication helping quitting smoking