Tobacco is the single greatest Preventable cause of disease and premature death in America today.
-David Satcher, MD, Ph.D. Former U.S. Surgeon General
The first, and most obvious benefit is that you're less likely to die. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said that "Cigarette smoking increases risk for death from all causes in men and women." Since you'll live longer by quitting, you'll need more money. This is good, because the average smoker spends approximately $2,000 a year. If that's not financial motivation enough, the average smoker earns 8% less per year. The comes to around $3,306 per year. Now, like most things there are risks. Zyban can sometimes cause suicidal thoughts. Although rare, it is a possible side effect. Some people may experience trouble sleeping, dry mouth, and weight loss. Although unlikely, this drug may also cause a very serious allergic reaction. We recommend you read the warning label carefully before starting any medication.
Select the stop smoking medicine you want. Both may be covered by insurance, but if you don't have a health plan then Zyban is way more affordable.
Answer our questions that cover your medical history, current medicines and any stop smoking medicines you've taken before.
Choose any pharmacy in your state. We'll send your prescription to the pharmacy electronically. If you don't have insurance, make sure you choose a pharmacy that accepts coupon codes from GoodRx.
Pay the $25 visit fee to us. At the pharmacy, you'll pay for the cost of your medicine. If you have insurance, your health plan may cover your stop smoking medicines.
You'll immediately have a short video consultation with a member of our medical team. If you're in IL, MI, NY, PA, WA, you don't need to do a video chat. The medical team will message you within 2 hrs
Wait for one of our doctors or nurse practitioners to message you that we've given you a prescription for Chantix or Zyban. Then go to the pharmacy to pick up and pay for it. Make sure you read the treatment plan we send you before using the medicines.
The combination of medication and counseling is far more effective for smoking cessation than medication or counseling alone. We highly encourage those seeking to quit to utilize available counseling options. Public health groups say that behavioral support is a key part of any effort to quit. Zyban works. Zyban works better with counseling. Below is the best support we've found. And it's free. Click on the link and stop smoking.
Both groups got behavioral support as well, which public health groups say is a key part of any effort to quit.
We want to help everyone. Unfortunately that's not possible You should see a doctor if any of the below pertain to you:
Chantix and Zyban help reduce nicotine cravings. This can make it easier to quit. Cravings are typically worse in the first week and can last from 3-4 weeks.
The medicines aren't guaranteed to work but can double your chance of success. Some studies suggest that Chantix is slightly more effective than Zyban. Zyban, though, is about 1/10th the price of Chantix. Chantix and Zyban are more effective than over-the-counter medicines such as nicotine patches, gum and lozenges.
Our doctors prescribe a 3-month supply of your stop smoking medicine.