Know the FDA-Approved Options for Helping Smokers Quit
According to the Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, a Clinical Practice Guideline issued by the U.S. Public Health Service, counseling and medication are effective when used by themselves for treating tobacco dependence, but the combination of counseling and medication is more effective than either alone.
The California Smokers’ Helpline has put together a Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation Kit to help you understand pharmacotherapy options for treating tobacco dependence. This free Kit includes:
In this free Kit you will learn:
- How nicotine affects the receptors in the brain
- Seven (7) suggested clinical uses of pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation including dosage amounts, duration, and possible side effects
- When nicotine replacement therapy is contraindicated, and for which populations there is insufficient evidence of effectiveness
Improve your patients’ odds of quitting by requesting our Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation Kit today!