|MEDICATION||Bupropion SR ( Wellbutrin/Zyban )Prescription150 mg pill|
|PROS & CONS||Pros:|
Easy to use; pill form.
Helps slow weight gain.
Relief from cravings.
|DOSAGE||1. Choose a quit date.|
2. Seven days before your quit date, start taking one pill per day for 3-4 days.
3. On day 5, begin taking the pill twice per day (once in the morning and once in the evening) until the end of treatment.
4. Stop smoking on your quit day.
|TIPS||This medication CAN BE used in combination with Nicotine Medications.|
|COST PER DAY||$ 3.00 – $ 3.50 /day|
Covered by Medicaid and other insurances with prescription.