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Quitting smoking

Quitting smoking

Overview

The many methods of quitting smoking include counseling and support groups, nicotine patches, gums and sprays, and incremental reduction.

Review Date 7/16/2017

Updated by: Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, MHS, Paul F. Harron, Jr. Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.