Get assessed by your pharmacist to get an effective new prescription to quit smoking.
Review your symptoms and health history with a pharmacist to receive a new prescription and medication to quit smoking, all in one visit.
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Smoking cessation is the process to quit smoking a tobacco product. Due to the addictive properties of products such as tobacco, that contain nicotine, quitting can be difficult to do.
Tobacco use is estimated to cause over 6 million deaths every year, making it the lead preventable cause of death. Smoking is harmful to your body in many ways. Smoking greatly increases the chance of getting heart disease, lung disease, and cancer. Smoking also increases the chance of having a heart attack, a stroke, or clogged arteries. The consequences of smoking can be devastating to your health, but quitting smoking can reduce your risk for developing these health conditions. It is never too late to quit smoking.
Our platform guides pharmacists to review the answers you provide to the Scripted self-assessment questions to help you select the right option for you.
We use evidence based guidelines and protocols to ask you the right questions that will assess whether it’s safe for your pharmacist to prescribe or if you should be referred to a doctor, nurse, or specialist.
Allergic rhinitis symptoms can be managed in the following ways:
Additionally, there are many medications available for the management of allergic rhinitis:
Certain populations have been identified as being at higher risk for having allergic rhinitis, including patients with a family history, male sex, being born during pollen season, being a firstborn, and exposure to indoor allergens, such as dust. Additionally, allergic rhinitis is present more frequently in patients with certain other conditions, including asthma and eczema.
Most nicotine withdrawal symptoms typically peak within a few days and subside after a few weeks.
The most common symptoms of nicotine withdrawal include:
Other symptoms of nicotine withdrawal may occur, such as:
Different smoking cessation treatments have different desired quit dates. Most treatments will require a quit date within 1-2 weeks of starting treatment to be fully effective. Treatment typically lasts 3-6 months.
Smoking cessation can be treated by a variety of medication options and lifestyle changes. The best treatment for you will depend on your medication preference, other health conditions, how many cigarettes you smoke each day, and how soon after waking you smoke your first cigarette. Nicotine gum, lozenge, and patches can be purchased over the counter for smoking cessation, while other treatment options are prescription only. Many patients will be treated with a combination of smoking cessation agents.
If you are eligible for treatment, your pharmacist can issue one of the following prescription medications.
Generic Medication Name
Brand Medication Name
Do I need a prescription?
2 mg, 4 mg
2mg, 4 mg
Nicotine nasal spray
21 mg/day, 14 mg/day, 7 mg/day
0.5 mg, 1 mg
Common symptoms of nicotine withdrawal include: