Frequently Asked Questions
Nicotine products such as patches and gum are often called Nicotine Replacement Therapy, or NRT for short. They help you to deal with nicotine withdrawal cravings, and double your chances of successfully going smokefree.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) gives your body nicotine without the harmful effects of smoking or chewing tobacco. The idea is to gradually reduce your addiction by using a low nicotine dose to take the edge off the cravings.
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You will need a lot of support whilst quitting it is good to tell your family and friends that you are quitting so they can lend their support when you need it. Explain to them that you may not be yourself and don’t be afraid to ask for help.