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The Ultimate Medication Smoking Cessation Quiz
by Staff
Most recently, prescription medication has joined the fight of smoking cessation. The effectiveness and appropriateness of these potent drugs, however, have come into question. For this reason, it is essential that you are fully informed before you make the decision to take these drugs. Learn more about medication for smoking cessation by taking this quiz.

What is Zyban?

  • an anti-depressant medication
  • an anti-psychotic medication
  • an anti-anxiety medication

What are the effects of Zyban on the brain?

  • decreases dopamine neurotransmitter
  • increases dopamine neurotransmitter
  • increases GABA neurotransmitter

How does Zyban help with smoking cessation?

  • It mimics the positive effects of smoking.
  • It decreases withdrawal symptoms.
  • both of the above

How long do you need to take Zyban before it starts working?

  • a few days
  • a few weeks
  • a few months

Why is Zyban a preferred method of treatment for smoking cessation?

  • It's non-addictive.
  • It can be taken long-term.
  • both of the above

What are the side effects of Zyban?

  • dry mouth, nausea and headache
  • nervousness, excessive sweating and nausea
  • both of the above

What is Chantix ?

  • an anti-depressant medication
  • an anti-anxiety medication
  • a medication specifically for smoking cessation

How does Chantix affect the brain?

  • It binds to nicotine receptors.
  • It stimulates dopamine release.
  • both of the above

What are the side effects of Chantix?

  • seizures, diabetes, psychosis
  • aggression, suicide, heart problems
  • both of the above

Which professional workers are not allowed to take Chantix?

  • air traffic controllers
  • airplane pilots
  • both of the above