cytisine


Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.

cytisine

(ˈsɪtɪˌsiːn)
n
a toxic alkaloid found in several species of plants, similar in molecular structure to nicotine
Translations

cytisine

n citisina
References in periodicals archive ?
WP1 Development & Feasibility: To optimise the delivery of tobacco cessation strategies within TB programmes (focus group discussions FGD , interviews, surveys, expert panel workshops)WP2 & 3 Effect and economic evaluation: To assess the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of cytisine with behavioural support vs.
TBX-FREE is a thin film stop smoking aid that features cytisine as its key ingredient.
Cytisine was more effective than nicotine replacement therapy at helping adults quit smoking, with effect sizes similar to those reported in trials of varenicline, according to a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Cytisine is a plant-based alkaloid found in members of the Fabaceae family.
Scientists in New Zealand randomly assigned 1,310 smokers to get cytisine tablets or nicotine patches, gum and lozenges.
Cytisine, the alkaloid common to these plants, has nicotine like effects on the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and the central nervous system (CNS).
A total of 1,310 adults who contacted New Zealand's Quitline for assistance in smoking cessation were randomly assigned in equal numbers to receive either 25 days' worth of cytisine tablets or 8 weeks of nicotine replacement therapy (patch and/or gum) plus brief behavioral counseling.
Two nicotine receptor partial agonists have been marketed: varenicline (Champix - registered in SA) and cytisine (Tabex not registered in SA).
Those include the antidepressant nortriptyline and cytisine, a plant-derived supplement.
Tabex, which contains the active ingredient cytisine, is obtained from laburnum seeds.
The nicotine substitute Tabex, which contains the active ingredient cytisine, is obtained from laburnum seeds.
Tabex, which contains the active ingredient cytisine, is obtained from laburnum seeds and experts believe it is as effective as conventional stop-smoking treatments, Sky News reported.