Essential medicines selection

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) (Inclusion)

17th Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines (2009)

Drug information

Drug name: Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
Section 24.5: Medicines used in substance dependence programmes

Commercially available nicotine replacement devices for smoking cessation in the form of chewing-gum, transdermal patches, inhalers, nasal sprays, sublingual tablets and lozenges.

Application prepared by:
Dr Douglas Bettcher, Director of Tobacco Free Initiative