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Stop-smoking

03 November 2009

Patch+ lozenge help quit smoking

The first head-to-head comparison of different quit-smoking products finds that a nicotine patch combined with a nicotine lozenge had the most success.

The first head-to-head comparison of different quit-smoking products finds that a nicotine patch combined with a nicotine lozenge had the most success.

"The reasoning behind it is that the patch supplies a steady supply of nicotine replacement, and the lozenges give a boost of nicotine which you can use when you have an extra craving. It gives people control," said Whiteson, who was not involved in the research.

 

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