Overview

Stop smoking medicines are a highly effective way of supporting your quit attempt. This page provides information on a range of options available to you and information on the use, side effects, costs and benefits of each stop smoking medicine.

Click on the title of each set of stop smoking medicines to learn more.

If you have any queries regarding your stop smoking medicines you should contact your stop smoking practitioner on 0800 348 2400 or your GP. If you experience an extreme allergic reaction you should contact your local emergency department as soon as possible or call the 111 emergency line.

TOSS can provide you with a range of free, fully subsidised NRT options to support your quit attempts. These options include Nicotine patches, Nicotine Gum and Nicotine Lozenges. Please see below for more information.

TOSS can provide you with advice on a range of alternative NRT options available in pharmacies and supermarkets for purchase to support your quit attempt. TOSS provides a partial subsidy for priority groups to access Nicorette® Quick Mist. A Nicorette® inhalator is also available for purchase.

TOSS can provide you with advice and guidance on the use of Zyban®. Zyban is proven to be an effective stop smoking medicine available by prescription from your GP.

TOSS can provide you with advice and guidance on the use of Champix®. Champix® is proven to be an effective stop smoking medicine available by prescription from your GP.