What Medications Help Smoking Cessation?

Dr. Milan Khara, MBChB, CCFP,ABAM, discusses what medications help smoke cessation.

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Dr. Milan Khara, MBChB, CCFP,ABAM, discusses what medications help smoke cessation.
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Featuring Dr. Milan Khara, MBChB, CCFP, ABAM
Video Title: What Medications Help Smoking Cessation?
Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds

French Translation:

Featuring Dr. Milan Khara, MBChB, CCMF, Mariam
Titre de la vidéo: quels médicaments aident à fumer La cessation?
Durée: 2 minutes, 3 secondes

Presenter: Dr. Milan Khara, Family Doctor, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Family Doctor

97-100 People got two or more of these video questions wrong... ( 9 participated.)

Quiz: Do You Understand Smoking Cessation?

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1

Smoking is solely a physical addiction.

Explanation:

Smoking is both a physical and a psychological addiction, and many people use it to cope with stress, depression or anger.

2

Your body goes through withdrawal symptoms when you quit smoking.

Explanation:

When you remove the nicotine fix, your body begins to experience withdrawal symptoms and cravings.

3

You don't need a prescription for all types of smoking cessation aids.

Explanation:

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products can be helpful. These are non-prescription medications that contain nicotine to reduce withdrawal symptoms.

4

Prescription drugs can help with cravings but not withdrawal symptoms.

Explanation:

Prescription drugs can help you manage cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

5

Smoking is an appetite suppressant.

Explanation:

Many people who quit smoking gain weight. Smoking is an appetite suppressant, so it’s important to be mindful of your eating habits while you’re quitting smoking.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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