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

November 2023: E-cigarette use or vaping: reminder to remain vigilant for suspected adverse reactions and safety concerns and report them to the Yellow Card scheme

January 2021: SSRI/SNRI antidepressant medicines: small increased risk of postpartum haemorrhage when used in the month before delivery

November 2020: Bupropion (Zyban): risk of serotonin syndrome with use with other serotonergic drugs

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

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

  November 2008: Varenicline: adverse psychiatric reactions, including depression

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 Treatments

Pack Price
7 patch £11.43
Pack Price
14 patch
2 patch
7 patch £11.43
Pack Price
14 patch
7 patch £11.43
Pack Price
7 patch £10.49
Pack Price
7 patch £10.82
Pack Price
21 patch £28.20
7 patch £11.48
Pack Price
4 cartridge £6.43
20 cartridge (5 x 4 cartridges) £22.64
36 cartridge (9 x 4 cartridges) £35.66
Pack Price
13 ml £14.97
26 ml (2 x 13.2ml bottles) £23.29
Pack Price
144 lozenge (12 x 12 lozenges) £15.19
204 lozenge £16.89
96 lozenge (8 x 12 lozenges) £12.06
Pack Price
100 lozenge (5 x 20 lozenges) £17.74
60 lozenge (3 x 20 lozenges) £12.56
Pack Price
72 lozenge (6 x 12 lozenges) £7.40
Pack Price
72 lozenge (6 x 12 lozenges) £7.40
Pack Price
96 piece (8 x 12 pieces) £7.37
Pack Price
96 piece (8 x 12 pieces) £7.37
Pack Price
100 tablet (10 x 10 tablets) £19.14
Pack Price
10 ml £21.05
Pack Price
11 tablet
56 tablet
Pack Price
14 tablet
28 tablet
56 tablet
Pack Price
100 tablet
60 tablet £41.76