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Ways to Quit Smoking

Cold Turkey 
smoke 

  • Quit smoking at once
  • Pick a significant date and stop smoking completely on that day
  • Useful for smokers with low physiological dependence (less than 5 sticks per day)
  • Cost of quitting = $0.00

Gradual Reduction / Delay 

  • Delay lighting up when the urge comes
  • Postpone having the first cigarette for the day

Pharmacotherapy 

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) 

  • Patch, gum, lozenge
gumpatch
 

Non-Nicotine Pharmacotherapy

  • Bupropion SR, Varenicline


    If you or your loved ones need help to quit smoking, call 6355 3000 (NHGP) now or email to feedback@pharmacy.nhg.com.sg to arrange for an appointment with our pharmacist.

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