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A 31-year-old female asked:

I want to stop smoking! is nicorette (nicotine gum) gum a good way to quit?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Fred Harvey
Geriatrics 38 years experience
It can work: The patch is probably better since you dont then have a new oral fixation to habituate.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Nicotine gum: is one option that can be very helpful. There are many options to help with smoking cessation to include medications such as Zyban, Chantix, nicotine gum & patches. Acupuncture & hypnosis are helpful. Being part of an organized program uses a variety of approaches. Check out: https://smokefree.gov/

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A 29-year-old member asked:

To stop smoking does nicorette (nicotine gum) give good results?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Nicorette (nicotine gum): Mixed results. Any remedy for smoking sessation has better chance of being effective when you are ready to quit & have high motivation & purpose.
Last updated Jul 22, 2020

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