Smoking cessation medicationsSmoking cessation - medications; Smokeless tobacco - medications; Medications for stopping tobacco
Your health care provider can prescribe medicines to help you quit tobacco use. These medicines do not contain nicotine and are not habit-forming. They work in a different way than nicotine patches, gums, sprays, or lozenges.
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