Your pharmacist-owner affiliated with Familiprix can help you in your efforts to quit smoking. They will take the time to discuss with you several aspects that may have an impact on your success, such as:
During the meeting, you will be able to take advantage of sound advice and ask all your questions about the different treatments available to quit smoking. Your pharmacist will take the time to explain them to you. Together, you will decide the best course of action to take.
After the first meeting, you are not left to your own devices. Your pharmacist will follow up to make sure everything is going well and to see if any adjustments to the initial plan are needed.
If you relapse, don't worry. It happens. But keep trying to quit! Talk to your pharmacist to improve your strategy.
In pharmacies, you have access to several treatments to help you quit smoking. The various pharmacological aids have proven that, in addition to doubling or even tripling your chances of quitting smoking, they reduce the withdrawal effects associated with smoking cessation as well as the risks of relapse.
A thin film is applied to the skin and releases nicotine continuously
Chewing gum containing nicotine that is equivalent of about one cigarette
Sucking on a lozenge containing nicotine that is the equivalent of approximately one cigarette
Small, quick-acting device to calm an urge
A reusable device that mimics the movement of bringing the cigarette to your mouth
Pills prescribed by a healthcare professional that act on the brain chemicals responsible for addiction
Under certain conditions, the RAMQ and some insurance companies may reimburse pharmacological assistance. Ask your pharmacist if you are eligible.
Familiprix has put together a wealth of relevant information in a free guide:
If you're thinking about quitting smoking, now is the time to get motivated. Do you know all the benefits that quitting smoking can bring you?
Certain fees and conditions may apply. Pharmacist-owners affiliated with Familiprix are solely responsible for the professional activities performed as part of a pharmaceutical practice.
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