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Tobacco contains nicotine
as its main ingredient. Nicotine is a highly addictive substance. Tobacco chewing
in form of gutka increases the risk of oral cancer
apart from a lot of other conditions. To quit tobacco motivation of high grade is needed. Following can be done-
- Nicotine containing gums are available in market. They can be given to them in order to replace the gutka. Then gradual tapering of nicotine gum can be done easily.
- Medicines like Buspirone
, Verenicline (chempix) are very useful in decreasing the craving of tobacco. These also prevent relapse.
- But before beginning any thing you have to motivate them.
Visit a Psychiatrist
for proper advise.