Zyban

Chantix

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

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Chantix and the patch used in combination I cannot seem to quit with just one non-smoking aid at a time. I was successful once before when I took a high daily dosage of Wellbutrin and wore the patch at the same time. Can I wear the patch and take Chantix at the same time? -DW […]

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How Important Is Quitting Smoking?

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

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Quitting smoking is the single most important thing anybody can do to improve their health. Smoking is the number one cause of preventable death. In the U.S. and around the world smoking remains the biggest cause of death and nearly 70 percent of the people smoking in the nation say that they want to quit […]

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If you’ve been smoking for quite some time now, a few years or months maybe, but cannot seem to succeed in quitting because of the physical and mental effects of being without nicotine (nicotine withdrawal), the prescription drugs Varenicline (Chantix) and Bupropion (Zyban) may be for you. Why Chantix and Zyban are for you? Chantix […]

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History of Zyban

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

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Zyban was originally marketed as a antidepressant under the brand name Wellbutrin. The generic name of this drug is bupropion. Soon after patients on this drug began reporting that they stopped smoking. And studies showed that Zyban reduced the severity of nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms and thus improved the chances of quitting smoking up […]

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So, what are the advantages of Chantix over Zyban? Here are 19 reasons that explain why Chantix is better than Zyban: 1. Chantix is Highly Selective for Nicotine Receptors Chantix is a medication that is known to partially block a certain subtype of the nicotine acetylcholine receptor known by the name alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. […]

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