Cytisine for smoking cessation, a literature review and meta-analysis

by Jean-François ETTER, published in: Archives of Internal Medicine 2006; August

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  • Here are some of the articles that are cited in the above mentioned literature review.
  • We posted here some articles that are difficult to obtain, in their original language and their English-language translations.
  • All translations were made by professional translators, hired by J.F. Etter.
  • We also posted some articles originally published in English, because they are difficult to obtain.


Reference numbers and study numbers as in our Archives article:
Ref number Study number, as in Tables
1 and 2
Complete reference Link to PubMed Language Original article Translated article
3 -- Seeger R. Cytisine as an aid for smoking cessation [in German].Med Monatsschr Pharm. 1992;15:20-21. 9 Link German Download
4 -- Lickint F. Medikamentöse Unterstützung der Tabakentwöhnung. Therapiewoche. 1955-1956;6:444-448. Not in PubMed German
6 -- Larson PS, Silvette H. Tobacco, experimental and clinical studies. Supplement III. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1975, p.364. Not in PubMed English Download
16 7 Zatonski W, Cedzynska M, Przewozniak E, Karpinska D, Lewandowska E, Pstrucha J, Jonska J, Surowinska J, Wojciechowska U, Jaworski M. An open label observational study of herbal cytisine (Tabex) as an aid to smoking cessation. Poster presented at the conference of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobaco, Prague, March 20-23, 2005. Not in Pubmed English Download
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18 4 PHARMACOLOGICAL REMEDIES FOR ANTI-SMOKING FIGHT
Metelitsa VI. [Pharmacological agents in controlling smoking] Biull Vsesoiuznogo Kardiol Nauchn Tsentra AMN SSSR 1987; 10: 109-12. Russian
Link Russian Download
19 4 ANTINICOTINIC THERAPEUTICAL FILMS: RESULTS OF CLINICAL TRIALS
Ostrovskaia TP. [Results of clinical investigation of anti-nicotine drug patches]. Med Tekh 1994; 3: 42-43.
Link Russian Download Download
20 4 Ostrovskaia TP. Clinical trial of antinicotine drug-containing films. Biomedical Engineering 1994;28:168-71. Not in Pubmed English Download
21 2 Kempe G. [Observation about the bulgarian medicine for smoking withdrawal Tabex produced by Pharmachim - Sofia. Savr Med 1967; 18: 355-356. Not in Pubmed German Download (1)
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22 5 Paun D, Franze J. Raucherentwöhnung mit cytisinhaltigen "Tabex" Tabletten. Das Deutsche Gesundheitswesen 1968; 23: 2088-91. Link German Download Download
23 Paun D, Franze J. Tabex, registering and treatment od smokers with chronic bronchitis in the consultation against tobacco smoking. Medico-biologic Information 1970;3:14-19. Not in Pubmed German Download
24 8 Benndorf S, Kempe G, Scharfenberg G, Wendekamm R, Winkelvoss E. Ergebnisse der medikamentösen Raucherentwöhnung mit Cytisin (Tabex). Das Deutsche Gesundheitswesen 1968; 23: 2092-96. Not in Pubmed German Download Download
25 8 Benndorf S, Scharfenberg G, Kempe G, Winkelvoss E, Wendekamm R. Weitere Mitteilungen über einen doppelten Blindversuch mit dem cytisinhaltigen bulgarischen Präparat Tabex. An 1214 entwöhnungswilligen rauchern une praktische Erfahrungen bei der Durchführung einer Sprechstunde für entwöhnungswillige Raucher. Das Deutsche Gesundheitswesen 1969; 24: 1135-40. Not in Pubmed German Download Download
26 8 Benndorf S, Scharfenberg G, Kempe G, Wendekamm R, Winkelvoss E. Medikamentöse Raucherentwöhnung mit Cytisin (Tabex). Ergebnisse der Halbjahresbefragung bei den vier Wochen nach Kurbeginn abstinenten ehemaligen Rauchern. Das Deutsche Gesundheitswesen 1970; 24: 774-76. Not in Pubmed German Download Download
27 8 Scharfenberg G, Benndorf S, Kempe G. [Cytisine (Tabex) as a pharmaceutical aid in stopping smoking] Das Deutsche Gesundheitswesen 1971; 26: 463-5. Not in Pubmed German Download Download
28 10 Schmidt F. [Medical support of nicotine withdrawal. Report on a double blind trail in over 5000 smokers (author's transl)] MMW Munch Med Wochenschr 1974; 116: 557-64. German. Link German Download Download
29 9 Marakulin VS, Komarov VM, Chuprin VV. [Treatment of nicotinism] Voen Med Zh. 1984; 1: 55-8. Link Russian Download Download
30 1 Granatowicz J. Smoking cessation through the use of cytisine and other therapy. World Smoking & Health 1976; 1: 8-11. Not in Pubmed English Download
31 3 Maliszewski L, Straczynski A. [Therapeutic use of Tabex] Wiad Lek 1972; 25: 2207-10. Not in Pubmed Polish. Download Download
32 6 Stoyanov S, Yanachkova M. Tabex - therapeutic efficacy and tolerance. Savr Med XX111 1972; 6: 31-33. Not in Pubmed Download Download
33 -- Vlaev S. Possibilities and limits of application of the preparation Tabex in cases of depressive patients. Sofia, Bulgaria: Sopharma, no date. Not in Pubmed English Download
34 -- Dimitrov M, Dotcheva D, Lambov N. Preparation and characterization of polyethilene ocyde hydrogels with cytisine. Acta Pharmaceutica Turcica 2004; 46: 49-54. Not in Pubmed Download
35 -- Dimitrov M. Shenkov S, Lambov N. Comparative technological and biopharmaceuticals studies on the cytisine tablets. Pharmacia 2004; 51: 14-20. Not in Pubmed Download
36 -- Forrester RM. "Have you eaten laburnum?". Lancet 1979; 1: 1073 Link English
37 -- Richards HG, Stephens A. A fatal case of laburnum seed poisoning. Med Sci Law 1970; 10: 260-6. Link English Download
38 -- Barlow RB, McLeod LJ. Some studies on cytisine and its methylated derivatives. Br J Pharmacol 1969; 35: 161-74. Not in Pubmed English Download
39 -- Clarke ML, Clarke EG, King T. Fatal laburnum poisoning in a dog. Vet Rec 1971; 88: 199-200. Link English



Here are some articles that were not included in our Archives literature review:
Number Reason why it was not included Complete reference Link to PubMed Language Original article Translated article
91 No original data Potencjalne ryzyko niekontrolowanego pobierania lekow dostepnych bez recepty przez starszych pactentow z nadcisnieniem stosujacych nikotynowa terapie zastepczy - opis przypadku.
Agnieszka Rajska-Neumann; Agnieska Saran; Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis
Polish Download
92 No original data Preparation of Hydrogel tablets with cytisin for the replacement therapy of the chronic nicotine addiction.
M. Dimitrov; N. Lambov
Russian Download
93 No original data Smoking Cessation Through Medication.
By V. I. Bacvarov
English Download
94 No original data A MODERN AND RELIABLE METHOD FOR GIVING UP SMOKING FOR CLEAN LUNGS AND FOR A HEALTHY HEARTH QUIT SMOKING WITH TABEX! English Download
95 No original data APPLICATION OF NICOTINE AND CYTISINE IN NICOTINE ADDICTION TREATMENT
Milen Dimitrov, Nikolai Lambov, Biser Penchev and Dimitar Ivanov
English Download
96 No original data MEASURES FOR TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF SMOKING
M.P. YEFREMENKO
English Download
97 No original data ON THE THERAPY OF NICOTfNISM WITH THE BULGARIAN PREPARATION "TABEX"
Dr .Stoyan Stoyanov
Bulgare Download Download
98 No original data CaME BACK OF CYTISINE !
Oleg Burdzenia
  Download Download
99 No original data Spis tresci Polish Download  
100 No original data Cytysina -dr hab. n. med. Piotr Tutka - prof. dr. hab. n. med. Witold Zatonski Polish Download  
101 Published after our meta-analysis was published Double-Blind, Randomised, Placebo- Controlled Trial of Cytisine for Smoking Cessation in Medium-Dependent Workers
- Denis Vinnikov, Nurlan Brimkulov, and Aichurek Burjubaeva1
English Download  
102 No original data Cytisine pharmacokinetics when used in a transdermal therapeutic system in rabbits
- A K Sariev, et al.
English Link  
103 Published after our meta-analysis was published Robert West et al. Placebo-Controlled Trial of Cytisine for Smoking Cessation. N Engl J Med 2011;365:1193-200.
English Link  
104 Efficacy of cytisine in helping smokers quit: systematic review and meta-analysis Hajek P, McRobbie H, Myers K. Thorax. 2013 Feb 12. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2012-203035. [Epub ahead of print]
English Link  

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