Currently, pharmaceutical companies can offer consumers a rich choice of products that help to get rid of the habit of smoking.
These medications are affordable, over-the-counter and effective, provided the person wants to quit.
It is not necessary to think that to completely abandonCigarettes enough to buy in the pharmacy tablets and drink them one course. This is completely wrong. The drugs help to only overcome the craving for nicotine, or to weaken the psychological dependence. A complete cessation of smoking is possible only if the patient himself is determined to get rid of this habit.
All drugs designed to stop smoking are divided into those that contain nicotine and nicotine-like drugs, and those that do not contain such kind of alkaloids.
A competent selection of funds is very important for successful treatment, so it is advisable to consult with a doctor before taking it, especially since some drugs have unpleasant side effects.
All medicines for smoking have a number ofContraindications. They should not be taken by pregnant and lactating women, people with chronic or inflammatory diseases, as well as those who have hypertension, stomach ulcers, atherosclerosis and some other health problems.
In the annotation to the drug, all possible contraindications and side effects are indicated, therefore, how to start a course of treatment carefully read the instructions.
Means with nicotine-like alkaloids
Such medicines include "Tsitizin", "Tabex", ""Lobelin", "Hamibazin" and their analogues. They contain nicotine, or a similar substance that has a similar effect on n-cholinergic receptors. It is these receptors that give a response to the ingestion of nicotine into the body, and the tablets give the effect of substitution therapy.
Nicotine drugs should be used for those people who have a smoking experience of at least 5 years. They need time to gradually wean from the constant flow into the blood of nicotine and its derivatives.
In addition, alkaloids in medicinesStrongly irritate n-holinoretseptory, and if a person smokes, taking pills from smoking, then the irritation will become too strong. The patient at the same time feels dizzy, palpitations, dry mouth, weakness. Unpleasant feelings help you quickly abandon the addiction.
Means without nicotinic-like alkaloids
The most common means of this group -"Champix" and "Ziban". These are very different drugs, and they act completely differently. "Champix" blocks the pleasure zones, stimulated by nicotine, which makes the process of smoking completely bleak.
"Zyban", on the contrary, acts as an antidepressant, increasing the level of serotonin and removing the withdrawal syndrome that appears after quitting.