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Do nicorette (nicotine gum) products really work or not, in helping you quit?
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: They help.
Nicotine replacement products have been shown in clinical studies to improve the rate of smoking cessation over quitting "cold turkey".
Even better are combining support groups with nicotine replacement. This brings the sustained quit rates to 15-17%. Even better is the prescription drug Chantix which has the most success, but does have some side effects as well.

In brief: They help.
Nicotine replacement products have been shown in clinical studies to improve the rate of smoking cessation over quitting "cold turkey".
Even better are combining support groups with nicotine replacement. This brings the sustained quit rates to 15-17%. Even better is the prescription drug Chantix which has the most success, but does have some side effects as well.
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