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    Ways to quit smoking

    Ways to quit smoking

    Cold Turkey 

    • 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


    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) 

    • Patch, gum, lozenge

    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 to arrange for an appointment with our pharmacist.


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