There are many aids to help you with the cravings and withdrawal symptoms associated with quitting. They are:
Nicotine replacement therapies, which contain the nicotine cigarettes have but without all of the toxins of cigarette smoke; or, non-nicotine replacement therapies, products that contain medication other than nicotine.
Some nicotine replacement aids, such as the patch, gum and lozenges, are available over-the-counter without a prescription. However, consult with your doctor before using them and follow the directions carefully.
Don’t smoke while using these products. They are to be used when you are not smoking. There is a risk to your health if you continue to smoke while using these products.
"It wasn't an aid as much as a deterrent, because you know you are not supposed to have a cigarette w