Smoking Cessation

A step in the right direction.

When it comes to smoking cessation, we’re prepared to do everything we can to help you succeed. Smoking has multiple health hazards, yet at the same time, nicotine is a highly addictive drug and breaking the habit can be difficult. Our smoking cessation program involves behavioral counseling, as well as incorporating vaccines to help curb cravings.

Smoking has multiple health hazards, yet at the same time, nicotine is a highly addictive drug and breaking the habit can be difficult. Our smoking cessation program involves behavioral counseling, as well as incorporating vaccines to help curb cravings.

On the first day of the program, patients will receive two injections to help break the physical addiction to nicotine. The injections and patches work by blocking the receptors in the brain that nicotine normally occupies. Therefore, you don’t have the urge to smoke or the tolerance for smoking during the treatment program.

The injections are sedating and are usually given in the arms. The sedation can last from 12-24 hours. We recommend that you receive the injections on a Friday afternoon, or an afternoon when you will not need to work for the next 24 hours. After receiving the injections, you’ll need someone to drive you home.

Patients will also receive a prescription for pills and patches that will help break the physical addiction over a two-week period of time. In our experience, patients who are truly mentally prepared to quit smoking have found success with our program.

Patients who suffer from acute or open angle glaucoma, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), or arrhythmias aren’t a candidate for this program.

If you are interested in enrolling in our smoking cessation program, ask your primary care provider if you may be a candidate, or give us a call with any questions.

Proudly Serving: New Tampa, Temple Terrace, Wesley Chapel, and Wiregrass.

New Tampa - 15285 Amberly Drive Tampa, Florida 33647

New Tampa

15285 Amberly Dr
Tampa, Florida 33647


New Tampa

15285 Amberly Dr
Tampa, Florida 33647

Temple Terrace - 13311 North 56th Street Tampa, Florida 33617

Temple Terrace

13311 N 56th St
Tampa, Florida 33617


Temple Terrace

13311 N 56th St
Tampa, Florida 33617

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Wesley Chapel - 27343 Wesley Chapel Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Wesley Chapel

27343 Wesley Chapel Blvd
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544


Wesley Chapel

27343 Wesley Chapel Blvd
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

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