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Cease smoking with nicorette gum, as not available asks for subsidy nicotex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   goog morning team
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   as per my last chat with one official they suggested that to stop smoking olz use nicorette gum. but i was trying to search that but thats not available in kerala. what i will do can plz help me
Doctor :   ok
User :   its available in some medical shop but its rarely
Doctor :   Nicorette is commonly available with all chemists
User :   in kerala its very diffricult to get. what is other alternatives
User :   somebody suggested nicotex. is it better than nicorette
Doctor :   There are many commercially available nicotine transdermal patches, you can try them
User :   what about nicotex from cipla
Doctor :   It is also good
User :   have u any Suggestion regarging this
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   You can continue using nicotine supplements but personal motivation is important in quitting smoking
Doctor :   You can also take up some other healthy lifestyles like drinking fresh fruit juice to divert your attention
User :   any side effects while i using nicotex
Doctor :   Not really.
Doctor :   It only decreases your craving to smoking and also has nicotine which is a major constituent in cigarettes
User :   iam totally confused regarding the gum i mean which is better. i need better medicine can plz suggest which is most better means nicorette or nicotex. bcoz u r the best professional ur suggestion is very valuable
Doctor :   As of now Nicorette is being widely approved in the markets and it is nearly safe.
Doctor :   I suggest you continue with nicorette
Doctor :   Still Nicotex is also good.
Doctor :   You can choose between the two depending on their availability
User :   but nicorette its not available in our market. iam alredy spoken with j&j company officials, they r also helpless they said that there is no disributor in ur area.
Doctor :   Why don't you try with nicotex than?
User :   bcoz most of them r suggested nicorette
Doctor :   Either of them is fine
User :   thanks for ur valuable advice
User :   thanks alot.
Doctor :   hope you followed my advise.
Doctor :   Is there any other queries that i may answer?
User :   sure u can expect me as a tetottller
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
User :   no mam thanks and have a nice day
Doctor :   I will be available for your follow up queries if any
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   yes bye for now. if any doubt regarding this i will contact u
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