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One Million Boxes of Over-the-Counter Smoking Cessation Products Sold in January 2008
Date:2/4/2008

More than 10 years of proven safety with NicoDerm(R) CQ(R), Nicorette(R)

and Commit(R)

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) Consumer Healthcare today announced that it sold one million boxes of smoking cessation products in January 2008, which includes NicoDerm CQ patches, Nicorette gum, and Commit lozenges. The New Year is the most popular time for smokers to try and quit, unfortunately, many of them fail without the proper tools and support. With more than 44 million smokers in this country, people need as many safe and effective options as possible to help them quit.

Therapeutic nicotine products, including NicoDerm CQ, can double a smoker's chances of quitting and remain smoke-free long-term (6 months and longer). In fact, 45 percent of smokers using NicoDerm CQ were smoke-free at the end of 10 weeks (vs. 18% on placebo, based on a study employing a group and individual behavioral support programs).

NicoDerm CQ allows smokers to wean off nicotine gradually and safely. The product is formulated with a patented SmartControl technology to control the release of nicotine and help target cravings. Smokers often experience withdrawal symptoms, such as irritability, mood depression, and nervousness, as well as nicotine cravings, when they abruptly quit smoking. The FDA- approved labeling for NicoDerm CQ and other therapeutic nicotine products states that it reduces these withdrawal symptoms. SmartControl technology ensures that a smoker receive a steady flow of nicotine for 16 or 24 hours (depending on how long a smoker wears the NicoDerm CQ patch). This means the smoker has a continuous defense to fight the nicotine cravings.

Since 1996, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare's family of over-the- counter smoking cessation products, NicoDerm CQ patch, Nicorette gum and Commit lozenge, and personalized counseling and support resources have helped more than five million sm
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