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Nicorette

Nicorette



USES: This medication is used as a temporary aid to stop smoking.

 
3.3 out of 5
Avg Consumer Rating 3.3 out of 5
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Nicorette

Uses
This medication is used as a temporary aid to stop smoking.
Notes
  • Because this is not ordinary chewing gum, keep it out of reach of children and do not share with others.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


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How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: You must stop smoking completely before using this medication.
  • Chew a piece of gum when you feel the urge to smoke.
  • Chew the gum very slowly for 30 minutes to release all of the nicotine.
  • Most people use about 10 to 12 pieces of gum per day during the first month of therapy.
  • Do not chew more than 30 pieces of gum a day.
  • You will use less gum as the urge to smoke decreases.
  • During the first month, the risk of smoking again is the highest.
  • Follow a smoking cessation program and continue to use this gum as directed.
  • Do not smoke while using this gum.

Side Effects
  • Because this gum contains nicotine, it has a peppery-like taste.
  • It may cause a tingling sensation when chewed.
  • During the first few days of using this medication, you may experience mouth sores, jaw muscle aches, increased saliva production, indigestion, or headache.
  • These effects should disappear as use of the gum is continued.
  • Chewing the gum too fast can cause lightheadedness, dizziness, hiccups, nausea, vomiting or insomnia.
  • If these effects occur, chew the gum more slowly.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop cold sweats, fainting, confusion or a pounding heart.
  • It may indicate there is too much nicotine in your body.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor your medical history, especially of heart disease, diabetes, chest pain (angina), jaw/chewing problems and of any allergies including drug allergies.
  • Nicotine gum must not be used during pregnancy.
  • If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately.
  • Nicotine is excreted into breast milk and may affect a nursing infant.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, do not double the next.
  • Resume your regular schedule.

Drug Interactions
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines you use (both prescription and nonprescription) especially if you use insulin, beta-blockers (propranolol or Inderal-like drugs), propoxyphene (Darvon) for pain or xanthine drugs used for asthma (theophylline like) because your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Nicorette
Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 64
Location: NJ
Time Taken: 3 weeks

Reason: To stop smoking Date: 19 July 2010
Side Effects
Red spots with dry white centers are starting to appear on my legs. I also do not sleep well.

Additional Thoughts
Easy to use, and is helping me

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