MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Nicotine dependence

Drug Safety Update

  October 2009: Smoking and smoking cessation: clinically significant interactions with commonly used medicines

  November 2008: Varenicline: adverse psychiatric reactions, including depression

 January 2020: E-cigarette use or vaping: reporting suspected adverse reactions, including lung injury

NICE Guidance

  NG92 Stop smoking interventions and services, March 2018

  TA123 Varenicline for smoking cessation, July 2007

Smoking cessation interventions are a cost-effective way of reducing ill health and prolonging life. Smokers should be advised to stop and offered help if interested in doing so.

Where possible, smokers should have access to a smoking cessation clinic for behavioural support.

Local Guidance

 MTW Smoking cessation guidance, updated Sept 2018

Pack Price
7 patch £10.99
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14 patch
2 patch
7 patch £11.10
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14 patch
7 patch £11.15
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20 cartridge £17.78
36 cartridge £28.28
4 cartridge £4.87
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12 lozenge
20 lozenge
36 lozenge
60 lozenge £10.21
96 lozenge
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20 lozenge
36 lozenge
60 lozenge
72 lozenge £7.40
80 lozenge
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11 tablet
56 tablet £54.60
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14 tablet
28 tablet £27.30
56 tablet
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100 tablet
60 tablet £41.76