Dr. Muhammad Ahmad Alamgir1*, Dr. Javeria Aslam2 and Dr. Amir Riaz Khawaja3

Tobacco smoking remains the most important preventable cause of cardiovascular related morbidity and mortality worldwide. Smokers die 5-8 years earlier than nonsmokers and also they are more vulnerable to catch severe symptoms from COVID-19 with worse outcome. Furthermore evidence shows that Nicotine has some protective role against Corona virus .Hence if motivated and strategies planned according to current pandemic, COVID-19 presents unique opportunity for tobacco cessation because people are already scared of it.
The aim of this article is to promote and describe smoking cessation strategies along with nicotine patches and reviewing existing research literature on above mentioned subject.

Keywords : Quit Tobacco, Smoking, COVID pandemic.

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