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GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare to Reach 85 Percent of the World's Smokers with Quit Aids
Date:3/9/2009

file of therapeutic nicotine products when used as directed(4). Therapeutic nicotine is recommended as a first-line treatment for smoking addiction in United States, United Kingdom and World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines(2,3,5). To date, GSK's therapeutic nicotine has helped more than six million people around the world quit smoking, and as a result, has greatly reduced their exposure to the risks of cancer and other smoking-related diseases(6).

These products are designed specifically to break the addiction cycle by offering a gradual, controlled delivery of nicotine to the body, helping to relieve withdrawal symptoms.

About GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is one of the world's largest over-the-counter consumer healthcare products companies. Its more than 30 well-known brands include the leading smoking cessation products, NicoDerm(R) CQ and Commit(R), NiQuitin and Nicabate, as well as many medicine cabinet staples such as Aquafresh(R), Panadol(R), Crocin(R), Horlicks(R) and Sensodyne(R). GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare continues to develop innovative products to help all smokers find their best support system and achieve their goal of being cigarette free.

About GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline is one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare companies. GlaxoSmithKline is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

(1) Jha, et al; A Nationally Representative Case - Control Study of Smoking and Death in India; NEJM, 2008

(2) World Health Organization. WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2008. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2008 [cited 2008 Mar 21]. Available from: http://www.who.int/tobacco/mpower/en/

(3) Fiore MC, Jaen CR, Baker TB, e
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