FDA Consumer Health Information - Smoking Cessation Products

Jan 26, 2010, 13:03 ET from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you want to quit smoking, you'll need willpower -- and perhaps the aid of a product that's intended to help you beat the addiction.

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The Food and Drug Administration has approved a variety of smoking cessation products. These include prescription medicines as well as over-the-counter products such as skin patches, lozenges, and gum.

While these products are intended to help you quit smoking and improve your health, it's important to know how they work and what side effects they may cause.

To learn more, read the full FDA Consumer Update article at http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm198176.htm

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