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Fact or Fiction: Smoking Cessation Drugs
by Staff
With so many options emerging to help smokers quit, the cautions and fears about new prescription drugs have multiplied as well. Want to see how much you already know about smoking cessation drugs? Take this fact-or-fiction quiz to find out!

Nicotine replacement therapy, delivered through patches, gum or lozenges, cures addiction to nicotine.

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The prescription drug Chantix mimics the effects of nicotine in the brain.

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Zyban, an antidepressant, mimics the effects of nicotine in the brain.

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Nicotine replacement therapy causes health problems because it introduces nicotine to the system.

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You should never smoke while using a nicotine patch.

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If you really want to succeed, try the triple-threat approach, combining Zyban, the patch and nicotine gum.

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Smoking cessation drugs help you sleep.

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Chantix is more effective when used with patches and gum.

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Chantix and Zyban are well-tolerated by all groups of people.

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Researchers have proven that smoking cessation drugs have caused patients to engage in suicidal thoughts or behavior.

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