©2018 WebMD, Inc. All rights reserved. eMedicineHealth does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See Additional Information.

Cigarette Smoking Topic Guide

Smoking (Cigarette) Smoking (Cigarette): Cigarette smoking remains the leading cause of death and illness among Americans. Effects of smoking can cause cancers, emphysema, bronchitis, COPD, chronic cough, and more. Smoking cessation includes nicotine replacement therapy and behavioral therapy.

Must Read Articles:

Expert Views and News

Smoking (Cigarette) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins


varenicline Varenicline

Varenicline is a smoking cessation medicine. It is used together with behavior modification and counseling support to help you stop smoking...learn more »

nicotine (oral/patches/nasal) Nicotine (oral/patches/nasal)

Nicotine is the primary ingredient in tobacco products...learn more »

bupropion (oral) Bupropion (oral)

Bupropion is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder. The Zyban brand of bupropion is used to help ...learn more »