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Not cold turkey
Quit Smoking by stopping your cravings. Prescription treatments are proven to be among the most effective methods to stop smoking and they work by targeting your body’s cravings and weakening them.
We don’t currently have a way to schedule patients for follow-ups and we are not providing follow-ups at this time.
This treatment mimics the effect of nicotine.
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Pick your quit date
You pick a target quit date within 7 days of starting the medication and can continue smoking during that period until, eventually, you’ll notice the cravings start to go away. You may even start disliking smoking. Basically: the closer you get to your quit date, the easier it’ll be to quit.
The final smoke
It’s quitting day! Throw out your smokes and tell all your friends. By now you probably can’t stand the smell or taste of smoking.
Finally a quitter
Smoking is part addiction and part habit. Medication does a good job at dealing with your biological addiction, but the habit part? That can take a bit longer to change. After your quit date, it’s recommended to continue the full course of medication to ensure that you’ve sustainably and definitively ended your reliance on smoking.
Frequently asked questions about Smoking Cessation
We offer a quitting plan, and based on your personalized consultation and health history, our medical team will make you a recommendation on dosage and strength of the medication. The medication works by blocking nicotine from attaching to receptors in the brain. When nicotine attaches to these receptors in the brain, it triggers the release of a chemical called dopamine. The effect is short lived. Chasing it contributes to people’s cravings for cigarettes. By blocking the nicotine from these receptors, generic this medication reduces cravings for smoking cigarettes, helping it make it easier for you to quit.
Even if you have taken the medication before, it can still work for you again! The way this medication works by targeting the nicotine receptors, it can work more effectively more than once. As long as you have not had any severe or serious side effects with this medication before, you can try it again.
Anyone who’s ever wanted to quit smoking has either tried previously without success and/or had a relapse. So don’t worry: all that matters is that you keep trying.
We know it can be hard to quit, so here is our guidance for if you feel like smoking while you are taking the medication
Fixed quit approach: Set a date to stop smoking. VARENICLINE dosing should start 1 to 2 weeks before this date (for example. If you set your quit date as January 14th you would start the medication between January 1st-7th.
Flexible quit approach: Begin generic champix and then quit smoking between days 8 and 35 of treatment (i.e. between Weeks 2 and 5)
Gradual quit approach: Begin generic champix with a goal to quit smoking by the end of 12 weeks of treatment. You should gradually reduce smoking during the first 12 weeks of treatment such as 50% reduction or more by 4 weeks of treatment, 75% or more by 8 weeks to reach 100% by 12 weeks. You can then optionally continue the medication at 0.5mg or 1mg twice daily for an additional 12 weeks.
The Starter pack has one week of lower doses to ease the patient to the effective dose (1mg twice daily) to reduce side effects. This pack lasts 1-month. The Continuation pack requires 1mg tablets taken twice daily for effective treatment. Some people may prefer to start with this dose. This pack lasts 2-months. After your program is complete, our ongoing care team will reach out to assess the results, and adjust if necessary.
Yes, we accept all major insurance plans. Depending on your insurance coverage they may cover a percentage of the medication.
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