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How do meds treat nicotine addiction?
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Prevent withdrawal
The nicotine patch provides a constant level of nicotine in the blood, preventing acute withdrawal from smoking.
The dose may be gradually reduced, allowing for a gentle detoxification which is best facilitated by mutual support, available in nicotine anonymous.

In brief: Prevent withdrawal
The nicotine patch provides a constant level of nicotine in the blood, preventing acute withdrawal from smoking.
The dose may be gradually reduced, allowing for a gentle detoxification which is best facilitated by mutual support, available in nicotine anonymous.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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