What treatments have you tried to quit using chewing tobacco, and were they effective?
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What treatments are available to help people quit using chewing tobacco?
Chewing tobacco is an addiction that can be overcome. As with cigarette smoking, various support systems, programs, and even prescription medications are available to help people quit using
chewing tobacco. Examples of products available used to wean a person from
nicotine addiction from chewing tobacco include:
nicotine gum (Nicorette),
nicotine patches (Habitrol, Nicoderm CQ, Nicotrol), and
Prescription medicines such as bupropion SR (Zyban and Wellbutrin SR) and varenicline tartrate (Chantix) have been effective in some patients that are trying to quit nicotine.