MUMBAI: Cipla Health, an arm Cipla with a focus on consumer healthcare products, launched Nicotex Nicotine patches to help a smoker kick the habit in 12 weeks.
Nicotex Nicotine patch is a skin/transdermal patch that works on the proven principle of nicotine replacement therapy and helps in quit smoking in 12 weeks. The company already sells a gum with a similar name.
Over 9 lakh die every year due to tobacco-related diseases in the country. One of the key challenges in this regard is the difficulty associated with quitting smoking.
The patch uses a step-down dosing therapy approach that will help smokers to keep their cravings and withdrawal symptoms in check, it said.