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Quit smoking treatment - Online visit

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Virtual visit
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*Prices vary by location
Get virtual care from a licensed clinician quickly—no appointment necessary.
Answer some health questions and connect with a clinician
Pick up any prescribed medication at a pharmacy of your choice or have it delivered
Pay a flat visit fee without surprise bills (insurance not accepted)
Your health data is secure and protected by our practices and by law
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What’s the most effective way to quit smoking?

Many studies show that the most effective way to stop smoking is to involve a clinician. According to the research, you're more likely to quit tobacco products successfully when you do 2 types of clinical treatments at the same time:

Pharmacological therapy, which is when you use smoking cessation medications to reduce nicotine cravings, relieve the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, and/or make smoking less pleasurable. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), these medications can help double your chances of quitting for good.

Behavioral counseling, which may include exploring your motivation to change, your beliefs about smoking cigarettes or e-cigarettes, and your barriers to quitting.

How long does nicotine withdrawal last?

Symptoms of nicotine withdrawal tend to be worse within the first 3 days after quitting tobacco, and then go away after 3 or 4 weeks.

Common smoking cessation medications

Your clinician will determine which (if any) smoking cessation medication is medically appropriate for you based on your symptoms and health history. If you're prescribed medication, pick it up at a pharmacy of your choice. Choose Amazon Pharmacy for free delivery and transparent Prime pricing. The cost of your prescribed medication may be covered by health insurance.
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Prescription therapies
These oral medications can reduce tobacco dependence by blocking the pleasurable effects of nicotine
Buproprion (Wellbutrin, Zyban)
Varenicline (Chantix)
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Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
These stop smoking aids are available over the counter (OTC) and can be short-acting or long-acting
Nasal spray
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How it works
Treatment for ages 18-64
Answer some questions
We'll ask some questions about your symptoms, health history, and what you're looking for.
Connect with a clinician
Choose from multiple online providers and between video or message-only (if available in your state).
Get a treatment plan and medication, if prescribed
Your clinician will determine what's medically appropriate for you and send any prescriptions to a pharmacy of your choice.
Follow up for 14 days
You'll have unlimited messaging with your clinician for 14 days after you receive your treatment plan. Ask questions about your treatment, or change or adjust your medication.
Multiple online clinics to choose from
Amazon Clinic partners with online clinics to deliver treatment. All partners have U.S.-licensed clinicians and adhere to strict regulatory standards.
Compare prices, response times, and available treatments to pick the online clinic that works best for you.

Frequently asked questions

Is this treatment right for me?
This treatment may be right for you if:
You're ready to quit smoking

• You’re not clinically depressed

• You don’t have chronic kidney disease (eGFR < 30)
How can I stop smoking for good?
In addition to the established smoking cessation therapies, it can help to set a quit date. Once you have this quitting smoking timeline, you can gradually lower your tobacco intake as you approach the day you smoke your final cigarette or vape. You can start pharmacological treatment before or on this quit date.

And if you relapse, as many people do, keep trying until you've quit for good. Sometimes staying on smoking cessation medication for a few extra weeks can help you accomplish your goal.
What are the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal?
Symptoms of nicotine withdrawal may include irritability, trouble sleeping, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, restlessness, depression, and increased appetite.

(But before you decide that you don't want to deal with these symptoms, remind yourself that the side effects of smoking include lung disease, emphysema, cancer, and heart disease.)

The more dependent you are on tobacco products, the worse you're likely to feel when you quit. For example, a social smoker might not experience any physical symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, while someone who always smokes within the first 30 minutes of waking up may need extra support for the first few days or weeks.
How do I help someone quit smoking?
You can help someone stop smoking by first recognizing where the person is in their quitting journey. Motivation theory describes several stages a smoker needs to go through before they can make this positive change in their life:
1. Pre-contemplation stage, when they're not even thinking about giving up smoking, vaping, or chewing tobacco

2. Contemplation stage, when they're starting to consider quitting

3. Preparation stage, when they're actively planning to stop smoking, vaping, or chewing

4. Action stage, when they're actively quitting

5. Maintenance stage, when they've accomplished their goal
To help someone quit smoking, you can try tailoring your support to different stages. For example, someone who's not even thinking about quitting might need more information about how smoking ages the lungs and the skin. Someone who's in the preparation stage might need advice on smoking cessation medication. And someone who's in the action stage might benefit from a financial incentive, like putting $1 in the vacation savings jar for every day they don't smoke.
What types of visit can I have?
Video visits are available in all 50 states and D.C. Message-only visits are available in 34 states. To see your visit options, first choose your state.
Can I use my health insurance to pay for a visit and/or medication?
Amazon Clinic doesn't accept health insurance for visits at this time. You can submit a claim to your insurance provider for reimbursement, but we can’t guarantee they’ll reimburse you.

If you normally use insurance to pay for your medications, you can do that with medications prescribed through Amazon Clinic. Amazon Pharmacy accepts most insurance plans. For other pharmacies, please talk with your pharmacy directly about insurance coverage. The cost of medication isn’t included in the cost of your visit.
How does Amazon Clinic protect my health information?
Amazon Clinic protects your health information by strictly following the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA governs what Amazon Clinic and your healthcare providers can do with your medical information, as well as your contact and payment information. Amazon Clinic doesn’t and will never sell your personal information. Learn more on our privacy page.
1. Joly, B., Perriot, J., d'Athis, P., Chazard, E., Brousse, G., & Quantin, C. (2017). Success rates in smoking cessation: Psychological preparation plays a critical role and interacts with other factors such as psychoactive substances. PloS one, 12(10), e0184800. Retrieved from
2. Stead, L. F., Koilpillai, P., Fanshawe, T. R., & Lancaster, T. (2016). Combined pharmacotherapy and behavioural interventions for smoking cessation. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 3(3), CD008286. Retrieved from