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Cessation Aids

Cessation Aids

nicotine patch and gum

Are you ready to quit? We're here to help! All nicotine-exposed members, regardless of plan level, are eligible for the following resources. Contact your tobacco advocate for more info.

Nicotine Replacement Therapies

Contact Vanessa Rene, CPhT, RPhT, Pharmacy Technician at 941-748-4501 x6418 or

  • Nicorette Gum/Lozenge - $o Preferred Pharmacy
  • Generic Nicotine Patch - $o Preferred Pharmacy

Nicotine Replacement Therapies Require Prior Authorization.

Prescription Cessation Aid Products
  • Wellbutrin (filled with generic)
  • Chantix

You can get a prescription from:

  • Your doctor for Wellbutrin or Chantix and take to your pharmacy, or
  • Our Nurse Practitioner at the Employee Health Benefits office. Call 941-741-2995, press 2 to set an appointment

Prescription Cessation Aids Require Prior Authorization.

For more information regarding coaching options or cessation aids call your Tobacco Advocate.

Vanessa Rene, CPhT, RPhT

Pharmacy Technician

Vanessa began her career in the medical field with the US Navy as a hospital corpsman, and has been a pharmacy technician since 2009. She is Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, and registered with the State of Florida. Vanessa also has the PTCB Medication History Certificate and the Technician Product Verification Certificate.

Vanessa Rene