Q. Among gum, Bupron and Varenicline which is better to quit smoking?

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Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia
and medically reviewed by Dr. Sneha Kannan
This is a premium question & answer published on Feb 17, 2016 and last reviewed on: Dec 24, 2021

Hi doctor,

Which is better for quitting smoking among Nicotine gum, Bupron, and Varenicline? Please suggest.



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All three have different indications. Still, Varenicline is best to control smoking. They are known to reduce craving. Bupropion is preferred if associated depressive symptoms present. Nicotine gum or patch is preferred if the person cannot control desire by using the above. It is replacement therapy.

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