Our pharmacy team are on hand to give you helpful advice and tips on increasing your chances of successfully stopping. We also stock a range of Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRT), including patches, gum, lozenges and inhalers. By asking you a few quick questions about your smoking habits and lifestyle, we can help you choose the product best suited to your needs.
We can also recommend ways to manage cravings and withdrawals and let you know what to expect when you stop.
Using Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) products increases chances of successfully stopping by up to 70%.
Making the decision to stop smoking is a great one. However everyone’s reasons for quitting will be different.
After 48 hours your sense of smell and taste improve.
After 3 days nicotine is gone from your body completely.
After 2-3 weeks your lung function will improve
Within 2-3 months your lung capacity can increase by up to 30%.
Within 1 year your chance of heart attack drops by half and within 10 years the risk drops to almost the same as a non-smoker.
Within 5 years the risk of smoking related cancers will be greatly reduced.