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About Stop-Smoking Medications

There are seven stop–smoking medications approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) – the nicotine patch, gum, lozenge, spray, inhaler, and non-nicotine medications Chantix® and Zyban. All of these medications have been proven to double the chances of successful quitting.

Heavy, light, and even recently-quit smokers can benefit from using stop-smoking medications. Your healthcare provider can give you a prescription for medication covered by your health plan.

Most stop smoking medications are covered by health insurance plans Your healthcare provider can advise you on which medications are right for you Your healthcare provider can give you a prescription for your health plan covered medication.

How to know which medication is right for you

Your Healthcare Provider is the best person to help you decide which medication is best for you.

When using stop-smoking medications, keep in mind:

Find out more about stop–smoking medications by clicking below.
Be sure to talk with your healthcare provider or doctor about quitting smoking, and before starting new medications.
Last updated 9/27/2018 1:42 PM
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