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What's the difference between nicotine replacement therapy products?

There are a number of nicotine replacement therapy products that all work by delivering low levels of nicotine to the body to curb the craving for cigarettes or smokeless tobacco. Some, like nicotine gum, lozenges, or skin patches, are available as over-the-counter medications. Others, like nicotine inhalers or nasal sprays, can only be acquired by prescription.

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