What is your treatment recommendation for this patient?
Jackson is a 37-year-old male with a 10-year 1-PPD smoking history. He has no other health history and his last physical exam 6 months ago was normal. He is motivated to quit and has been unsuccessful with OTC smoking cessation products. In the past 3 months, he has intermittently tried nicotine gum and lozenges. He is requesting a prescriiptive option. What is your treatment recommendation for this patient? What important medication information regarding adherence, side effects, and follow-up should be included? What non-pharmacologic treatment education should Jackson receive?
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