A 57-year-old female asked:
What is bettrer chantix or zyban (bupropion) for stop smoking?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Linda Gromko answered
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Different approaches: Congratulations on your inquiry regarding smoking cessation! Chantix works by occupying the nicotine receptors in the brain. Zyban is bupropion (welbutrin) - an antidepressant that makes more of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine available. Both meds are effective. Both diminish cravings for smoking, and both can be started before you actually stop smoking.Neither med can stop smoking for you!
Answered on Nov 26, 2016
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