Since becoming available without a prescription in 1996, GSK's NRT smoking cessation brands have helped millions of people around the world quit smoking and, as a result, have significantly reduced their exposure to the risks of cancer and other smoking-related diseases.(4)
GSK Consumer Healthcare offers smokers a variety of customized quit-smoking resources, including tools and information at http://www.Way2Quit.com, free proven tailored quit plans through http://www.CommittedQuitters.com and free access to GSK-certified stop-smoking counselors weekdays at 1-877-NO-ASHES where a smoker can develop an individualized support plan and receive customized tips from experts.
Quitting smoking is the most important step smokers can take to improve
their health -- and it's also one of the most difficult. By developing
innovative new products and support systems to improve the quit experience,
GSK Consumer Healthcare is working to inspire and enable every smoker to
(1) 2008 U.S. Public Health Service Guideline: Treating Tobacco Use and
Dependence; early draft released in October 2007.
(2) Fiore MC, Bailey WC, Cohen SJ, et al. Treating Tobacco Use and
Dependence. Clinical Practice Guideline. Rockville, MD.
(3) Stead LF, Perera R, Bullen C,Mant D, Lancaster T. Nicotine replacement
therapy for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD000146. DOI:
(4) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Use of FDA-approved
pharmacologic treatments for tobacco dependence.
|SOURCE GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare|
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