Pharmacy Corner
Smoking Cessation: The Road to Quitting with NRT Other medications

There are two prescription medications that do not contain nicotine that can also be used to help you quit smoking. These medications work by acting on the same area of the brain as nicotine. They also help to reduce craving and withdrawal symptoms when you are trying to quit smoking. These medications are:4,5

  1. Bupropion
  2. Varenicline

Consider talking to your doctor or pharmacist to see if these are options for you.