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Cheryl Oncken MD
Title Professor
Institution UConn Health Center
Department Medicine
Address MC 3805
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Telephone 860-679-3425
Fax 860-679-1454
Email
Other Positions
Title Program Director
Institution UConn Health Center
Department Clinical Research Center
Publications
1. Oncken CA, Litt MD, McLaughlin LD, Burki NA. Nicotine concentrations with electronic cigarette use: effects of sex and flavor. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Apr; 17(4):473-8.
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2. Nair S, Schensul JJ, Begum S, Pednekar MS, Oncken C, Bilgi SM, Pasi AR, Donta B. Use of Smokeless Tobacco by Indian Women Aged 18-40 Years during Pregnancy and Reproductive Years. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0119814.
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3. Bastian LA, Oncken C. What should we tell our patients about e-cigarettes? J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Nov; 29(11):1427-8.
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4. Walton KM, Abrams DB, Bailey WC, Clark D, Connolly GN, Djordjevic MV, Eissenberg TE, Fiore MC, Goniewicz ML, Haverkos L, Hecht SS, Henningfield JE, Hughes JR, Oncken CA, Postow L, Rose JE, Wanke KL, Yang L, Hatsukami DK. NIH electronic cigarette workshop: developing a research agenda. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Feb; 17(2):259-69.
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5. Kranzler HR, Covault J, Feinn R, Armeli S, Tennen H, Arias AJ, Gelernter J, Pond T, Oncken C, Kampman KM. Topiramate treatment for heavy drinkers: moderation by a GRIK1 polymorphism. Am J Psychiatry. 2014 Apr; 171(4):445-52.
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6. Avery N, Kenny AM, Kleppinger A, Brindisi J, Litt MD, Oncken CA. Effects of varenicline, nicotine or placebo on depressive symptoms in postmenopausal smokers. Am J Addict. 2014 Sep-Oct; 23(5):459-65.
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7. Covault J, Pond T, Feinn R, Arias AJ, Oncken C, Kranzler HR. Dutasteride reduces alcohol's sedative effects in men in a human laboratory setting and reduces drinking in the natural environment. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014 Sep; 231(17):3609-18.
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8. Mendelsohn C, Gould GS, Oncken C. Management of smoking in pregnant women. Aust Fam Physician. 2014 Jan-Feb; 43(1):46-51.
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9. Arias AJ, Covault J, Feinn R, Pond T, Yang BZ, Ge W, Oncken C, Kranzler HR. A GABRA2 variant is associated with increased stimulation and 'high' following alcohol administration. Alcohol Alcohol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 49(1):1-9.
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10. Oncken C, Arias AJ, Feinn R, Litt M, Covault J, Sofuoglu M, Kranzler HR. Topiramate for smoking cessation: a randomized, placebo-controlled pilot study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Mar; 16(3):288-96.
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11. Allen AM, Kleppinger A, Lando H, Oncken C. Effect of nicotine patch on energy intake and weight gain in postmenopausal women during smoking cessation. Eat Behav. 2013 Dec; 14(4):420-3.
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12. Dornelas E, Oncken C, Greene J, Sankey HZ, Kranzler HR. Major depression and PTSD in pregnant smokers enrolled in nicotine gum treatment trial. Am J Addict. 2013 Jan; 22(1):54-9.
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13. Oncken C. Nicotine replacement for smoking cessation during pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2012 Mar 1; 366(9):846-7.
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14. Liszewski W, Ritner C, Aurigui J, Wong SS, Hussain N, Krueger W, Oncken C, Bernstein HS. Developmental effects of tobacco smoke exposure during human embryonic stem cell differentiation are mediated through the transforming growth factor-ß superfamily member, Nodal. Differentiation. 2012 Apr; 83(4):169-78.
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15. Kranzler HR, Armeli S, Tennen H, Covault J, Feinn R, Arias AJ, Pettinati H, Oncken C. A double-blind, randomized trial of sertraline for alcohol dependence: moderation by age of onset [corrected] and 5-hydroxytryptamine transporter-linked promoter region genotype. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2011 Feb; 31(1):22-30.
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16. Hatsukami DK, Jorenby DE, Gonzales D, Rigotti NA, Glover ED, Oncken CA, Tashkin DP, Reus VI, Akhavain RC, Fahim RE, Kessler PD, Niknian M, Kalnik MW, Rennard SI. Immunogenicity and smoking-cessation outcomes for a novel nicotine immunotherapeutic. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Mar; 89(3):392-9.
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17. Kleppinger A, Litt MD, Kenny AM, Oncken CA. Effects of smoking cessation on body composition in postmenopausal women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2010 Sep; 19(9):1651-7.
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18. Arias AJ, Feinn R, Oncken C, Covault J, Kranzler HR. Placebo-controlled trial of zonisamide for the treatment of alcohol dependence. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2010 Jun; 30(3):318-22.
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19. Oncken CA, Dietz PM, Tong VT, Belizán JM, Tolosa JE, Berghella V, Goldenberg RL, Lando HA, Samet JM, Bloch MH. Prenatal tobacco prevention and cessation interventions for women in low- and middle-income countries. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2010; 89(4):442-53.
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20. Oncken C, Campbell W, Chan G, Hatsukami D, Kranzler HR. Effects of nicotine patch or nasal spray on nicotine and cotinine concentrations in pregnant smokers. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2009 Sep; 22(9):751-8.
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21. Oncken CA, Kranzler HR. What do we know about the role of pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation before or during pregnancy? Nicotine Tob Res. 2009 Nov; 11(11):1265-73.
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22. Swamy GK, Roelands JJ, Peterson BL, Fish LJ, Oncken CA, Pletsch PK, Myers ER, Whitecar PW, Pollak KI. Predictors of adverse events among pregnant smokers exposed in a nicotine replacement therapy trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Oct; 201(4):354.e1-7.
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23. Kranzler HR, Tennen H, Armeli S, Chan G, Covault J, Arias A, Oncken C. Targeted naltrexone for problem drinkers. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2009 Aug; 29(4):350-7.
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24. Cooney NL, Cooney JL, Perry BL, Carbone M, Cohen EH, Steinberg HR, Pilkey DT, Sevarino K, Oncken CA, Litt MD. Smoking cessation during alcohol treatment: a randomized trial of combination nicotine patch plus nicotine gum. Addiction. 2009 Sep; 104(9):1588-96.
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25. Fish LJ, Peterson BL, Namenek Brouwer RJ, Lyna P, Oncken CA, Swamy GK, Myers ER, Pletsch PK, Pollak KI. Adherence to nicotine replacement therapy among pregnant smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2009 May; 11(5):514-8.
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26. Oncken C, Dornelas E, Greene J, Sankey H, Glasmann A, Feinn R, Kranzler HR. Nicotine gum for pregnant smokers: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Oct; 112(4):859-67.
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27. Hussain N, Krueger W, Covault J, Walsh S, Kranzler HR, Oncken C. Effects of prenatal tobacco exposure on gene expression profiling in umbilical cord tissue. Pediatr Res. 2008 Aug; 64(2):147-53.
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28. Kranzler HR, Covault J, Pierucci-Lagha A, Chan G, Douglas K, Arias AJ, Oncken C. Effects of aripiprazole on subjective and physiological responses to alcohol. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2008 Apr; 32(4):573-9.
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29. Aubin HJ, Bobak A, Britton JR, Oncken C, Billing CB, Gong J, Williams KE, Reeves KR. Varenicline versus transdermal nicotine patch for smoking cessation: results from a randomised open-label trial. Thorax. 2008 Aug; 63(8):717-24.
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30. Pletsch PK, Pollak KI, Peterson BL, Park J, Oncken CA, Swamy GK, Lyna P. Olfactory and gustatory sensory changes to tobacco smoke in pregnant smokers. Res Nurs Health. 2008 Feb; 31(1):31-41.
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31. Cooney NL, Litt MD, Cooney JL, Pilkey DT, Steinberg HR, Oncken CA. Concurrent brief versus intensive smoking intervention during alcohol dependence treatment. Psychol Addict Behav. 2007 Dec; 21(4):570-5.
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32. Pollak KI, Oncken CA, Lipkus IM, Lyna P, Swamy GK, Pletsch PK, Peterson BL, Heine RP, Brouwer RJ, Fish L, Myers ER. Nicotine replacement and behavioral therapy for smoking cessation in pregnancy. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Oct; 33(4):297-305.
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33. Cooney NL, Litt MD, Cooney JL, Pilkey DT, Steinberg HR, Oncken CA. Alcohol and tobacco cessation in alcohol-dependent smokers: analysis of real-time reports. Psychol Addict Behav. 2007 Sep; 21(3):277-86.
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34. Oncken C, Prestwood K, Kleppinger A, Wang Y, Cooney J, Raisz L. Impact of smoking cessation on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2006 Dec; 15(10):1141-50.
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35. Nides M, Oncken C, Gonzales D, Rennard S, Watsky EJ, Anziano R, Reeves KR. Smoking cessation with varenicline, a selective alpha4beta2 nicotinic receptor partial agonist: results from a 7-week, randomized, placebo- and bupropion-controlled trial with 1-year follow-up. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Aug 14-28; 166(15):1561-8.
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36. Oncken C, Gonzales D, Nides M, Rennard S, Watsky E, Billing CB, Anziano R, Reeves K. Efficacy and safety of the novel selective nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist, varenicline, for smoking cessation. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Aug 14-28; 166(15):1571-7.
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37. Pollak KI, Oncken CA, Lipkus IM, Peterson BL, Swamy GK, Pletsch PK, Lyna P, Namenek Brouwer RJ, Fish LJ, Myers ER. Challenges and solutions for recruiting pregnant smokers into a nicotine replacement therapy trial. Nicotine Tob Res. 2006 Aug; 8(4):547-54.
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38. Hatsukami DK, Benowitz NL, Rennard SI, Oncken C, Hecht SS. Biomarkers to assess the utility of potential reduced exposure tobacco products. Nicotine Tob Res. 2006 Aug; 8(4):600-22.
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39. Dornelas EA, Magnavita J, Beazoglou T, Fischer EH, Oncken C, Lando H, Greene J, Barbagallo J, Stepnowski R, Gregonis E. Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a clinic-based counseling intervention tested in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant smokers. Patient Educ Couns. 2006 Dec; 64(1-3):342-9.
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40. Gonzales D, Rennard SI, Nides M, Oncken C, Azoulay S, Billing CB, Watsky EJ, Gong J, Williams KE, Reeves KR. Varenicline, an alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist, vs sustained-release bupropion and placebo for smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2006 Jul 5; 296(1):47-55.
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41. Oncken C, Cooney J, Feinn R, Lando H, Kranzler HR. Transdermal nicotine for smoking cessation in postmenopausal women. Addict Behav. 2007 Feb; 32(2):296-309.
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42. Hatsukami DK, Benowitz NL, Rennard SI, Oncken C, Hecht SS. Biomarkers to assess the utility of potential reduced exposure tobacco products. Nicotine Tob Res. 2006 Apr; 8(2):169-91.
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43. Morasco BJ, Dornelas EA, Fischer EH, Oncken C, Lando HA. Spontaneous smoking cessation during pregnancy among ethnic minority women: a preliminary investigation. Addict Behav. 2006 Feb; 31(2):203-10.
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44. Pierucci-Lagha A, Covault J, Feinn R, Nellissery M, Hernandez-Avila C, Oncken C, Morrow AL, Kranzler HR. GABRA2 alleles moderate the subjective effects of alcohol, which are attenuated by finasteride. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2005 Jun; 30(6):1193-203.
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45. Oncken C, McKee S, Krishnan-Sarin S, O'Malley S, Mazure CM. Knowledge and perceived risk of smoking-related conditions: a survey of cigarette smokers. Prev Med. 2005 Jun; 40(6):779-84.
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46. Trapé-Cardoso M, Bracker A, Dauser D, Oncken C, Barrera LV, Gould B, Grey MR. Cotinine levels and green tobacco sickness among shade-tobacco workers. J Agromedicine. 2005; 10(2):27-37.
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47. Oncken C, McKee S, Krishnan-Sarin S, O'Malley S, Mazure C. Gender effects of reported in utero tobacco exposure on smoking initiation, progression and nicotine dependence in adult offspring. Nicotine Tob Res. 2004 Oct; 6(5):829-33.
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48. Pbert L, Ockene JK, Zapka J, Ma Y, Goins KV, Oncken C, Stoddard AM. A community health center smoking-cessation intervention for pregnant and postpartum women. Am J Prev Med. 2004 Jun; 26(5):377-85.
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49. Covault J, Abreu C, Kranzler H, Oncken C. Quantitative real-time PCR for gene dosage determinations in microdeletion genotypes. Biotechniques. 2003 Sep; 35(3):594-6, 598.
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50. Cooney JL, Cooney NL, Pilkey DT, Kranzler HR, Oncken CA. Effects of nicotine deprivation on urges to drink and smoke in alcoholic smokers. Addiction. 2003 Jul; 98(7):913-21.
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51. Kranzler HR, Armeli S, Tennen H, Blomqvist O, Oncken C, Petry N, Feinn R. Targeted naltrexone for early problem drinkers. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2003 Jun; 23(3):294-304.
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52. Oncken CA, Kranzler HR. Pharmacotherapies to enhance smoking cessation during pregnancy. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2003 Jun; 22(2):191-202.
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53. Trapé-Cardoso M, Bracker A, Grey M, Kaliszewski M, Oncken C, Ohannessian C, Barrera LV, Gould B. Shade tobacco and green tobacco sickness in Connecticut. J Occup Environ Med. 2003 Jun; 45(6):656-61.
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54. Malchodi CS, Oncken C, Dornelas EA, Caramanica L, Gregonis E, Curry SL. The effects of peer counseling on smoking cessation and reduction. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Mar; 101(3):504-10.
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55. Oncken CA, Duckrow RB. Seizure associated with sleep deprivation and sustained-release bupropion. Nicotine Tob Res. 2003 Feb; 5(1):131-3.
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56. Oncken CA, Henry KM, Campbell WA, Kuhn CM, Slotkin TA, Kranzler HR. Effect of maternal smoking on fetal catecholamine concentrations at birth. Pediatr Res. 2003 Jan; 53(1):119-24.
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57. Oncken C, Prestwood K, Cooney JL, Unson C, Fall P, Kulldorff M, Raisz LG. Effects of smoking cessation or reduction on hormone profiles and bone turnover in postmenopausal women. Nicotine Tob Res. 2002 Nov; 4(4):451-8.
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58. Kranzler HR, Amin H, Cooney NL, Cooney JL, Burleson JA, Petry N, Oncken C. Screening for health behaviors in ambulatory clinical settings: does smoking status predict hazardous drinking? Addict Behav. 2002 Sep-Oct; 27(5):737-49.
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59. Petry NM, Oncken C. Cigarette smoking is associated with increased severity of gambling problems in treatment-seeking gamblers. Addiction. 2002 Jun; 97(6):745-53.
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60. Oncken C, Kranzler H, O'Malley P, Gendreau P, Campbell WA. The effect of cigarette smoking on fetal heart rate characteristics. Obstet Gynecol. 2002 May; 99(5 Pt 1):751-5.
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61. Hernandez-Avila CA, Oncken C, Van Kirk J, Wand G, Kranzler HR. Adrenocorticotropin and cortisol responses to a naloxone challenge and risk of alcoholism. Biol Psychiatry. 2002 Apr 15; 51(8):652-8.
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62. Oncken CA, White WB, Cooney JL, Van Kirk JR, Ahluwalia JS, Giacco S. Impact of smoking cessation on ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate in postmenopausal women. Am J Hypertens. 2001 Sep; 14(9 Pt 1):942-9.
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63. Oncken C, Van Kirk J, Kranzler HR. Adverse effects of oral naltrexone: analysis of data from two clinical trials. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2001 Apr; 154(4):397-402.
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64. Oncken CA, Pbert L, Ockene JK, Zapka J, Stoddard A. Nicotine replacement prescription practices of obstetric and pediatric clinicians. Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Aug; 96(2):261-5.
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65. Benowitz NL, Dempsey DA, Goldenberg RL, Hughes JR, Dolan-Mullen P, Ogburn PL, Oncken C, Orleans CT, Slotkin TA, Whiteside HP, Yaffe S. The use of pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation during pregnancy. Tob Control. 2000; 9 Suppl 3:III91-4.
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66. Windsor R, Oncken C, Henningfield J, Hartmann K, Edwards N. Behavioral and pharmacological treatment methods for pregnant smokers: issues for clinical practice. J Am Med Womens Assoc. 2000; 55(5):304-10.
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67. Kranzler HR, Amin H, Modesto-Lowe V, Oncken C. Pharmacologic treatments for drug and alcohol dependence. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1999 Jun; 22(2):401-23.
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68. Oncken CA, Hardardottir H, Hatsukami DK, Lupo VR, Rodis JF, Smeltzer JS. Effects of transdermal nicotine or smoking on nicotine concentrations and maternal-fetal hemodynamics. Obstet Gynecol. 1997 Oct; 90(4 Pt 1):569-74.
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69. Hatsukami DK, Grillo M, Pentel PR, Oncken C, Bliss R. Safety of cotinine in humans: physiologic, subjective, and cognitive effects. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1997 Aug; 57(4):643-50.
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70. Oncken CA, Hatsukami DK, Lupo VR, Lando HA, Gibeau LM, Hansen RJ. Effects of short-term use of nicotine gum in pregnant smokers. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1996 Jun; 59(6):654-61.
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