Nicorette gum is useful for cessation of smoking.
Nicorette gum works by relieving nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms.
May be beneficial for stopping smoking abruptly, or cutting down smoking before stopping.
Take control of your cravings when they come on strong.
What else should I know?
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Nicorette Gum 2mg icy mint contains nicotine, an addictive chemical found in tobacco, as a nicotine-resin complex 20% containing 2mg nicotine.
It also contains chewing gum base, xylitol, peppermint oil, menthol, sodium carbonate anhydrous, sodium hydrogen carbonate, magnesium oxide light.
During weeks 1-12 1 piece when you have an urge to smoke or every 1-2 hours. Do not use more than 10 pieces/day. After 12 weeks. Gradually reduce to 1-2 pieces a day and then stop use.
Gradually increase gum use (maximum 10 pieces/day) for up to 6 months, while cutting down smoking. Stop smoking altogether when ready. Continue to use gum as per "1. Stopping immediately". If you have not cut down in 6 weeks or quit smoking after 9 months, see your doctor/pharmacist.
1. Chew gum slowly until taste is strong or you feel a slight tingling sensation.
2. Rest gum between cheek and gums.
3. Chew again when taste has faded. Repeat until there is no more tingling.
Do not use if you are: - allergic to nicotine - under 12 years of age
Do not use unless a doctor has told you to if you have had a stroke, or heart or circulation problems
Ask your doctor/pharmacist before use if you are: - pregnant or breast feeding - under 18 years of age - taking any other medications
Ask your doctor/pharmacist before use if you have: - uncontrolled high blood pressure - a stomach ulcer - kidney or liver disease - to take insulin for diabete - an overactive thyroid - adrenalin gland cancer
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