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How to quit smoking? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Apr-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Practicing since : 2009
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User:Hi
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I am planning to quit smoking
User:any medicines which will help me in this process
Doctor:ok. There are 2 drugs that people can use for this
User:ok
Doctor:But they are both prescription medications and you need to speak to your primary doctor first before you can take them
User:Primay doctor? do i need to consult a doctor?
Doctor:The next one is a drug called Champix
Doctor:The first one is a drug called Bupropion
Doctor:Yes, because they have to examine you and make sure that you have no hypertensive issues or heart issues before you take these meds
Doctor:both of these meds can make heart issues worse while you are using them
Doctor:Anything else I can help you with?
User:which doctor i need to consult?
Doctor:A good General Practitioner should be enough
User:Ok
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
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