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Nicorette

Refill, 4mg Mint flavor 48 gum pieces

 

Refill, 4mg
Mint flavor
48 gum pieces

 


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Nicorette
Refill, 4mg Mint flavor 48 gum pieces

Nicotine Gum Refill - 4mg strength, 48 pieces, Mint Flavor

Indications

Reduces withdrawal symptoms, including nicotine craving, associated with quitting smoking

Directions

If you are under 18 years of age, ask a doctor before use
• before using this product, read the enclosed User’s Guide for complete directions and other important information
• stop smoking completely when you begin using the gum
If you smoke less than 25 or more cigarettes a day; use 2mg nicotine gum
If you smoke more than 25 cigarettes a day; use according to the following 12 week schedule:

Weeks 1 to 6 – 1 piece every 1 to 2 hours
Weeks 7 to 9 – 1 piece every 2 to 4 hours
Weeks 10 to 12 - 1 piece every 4 to 8 hours

• nicotine gum is a medicine and must be used a certain way to get the best results.
• chew the gum slowly until it tingles. Then park it between your cheek and gum. When the tingle is gone, begin chewing again, until the tingle returns.
• repeat this process until most of the tingle is gone (about 30 minutes)
• do not eat or drink for 15 minutes before chewing the nicotine gum, or while chewing a piece
• to improve your chances of quitting, use at least 9 pieces per day for the first 6 weeks
• if you experience strong or frequent cravings, you may use a second piece within the hour. However, do not continuously use one piece after another since this may cause you hiccups, heartburn, nausea or other side effects.
• do not use more than 24 pieces per day
• stop using the nicotine gum at the end of 12 weeks. If you still feel the need to use nicotine gum, talk to your doctor.

Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Nicotine polacrilex (4mg)

Inactive Ingredients: Gum Base, Magnesium Oxide, Menthol, Peppermint Oil, Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Carbonate, Xylitol

Warnings

Do not use
• if you continue to smoke, chew tobacco, use snuff, or use a nicotine patch or other nicotine containing products.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
• heart disease, recent heart attack, or irregular heartbeat. Nicotine can increase your heart rate.
• high blood pressure not controlled with medication. Nicotine can increase blood pressure.
• stomach ulcer or diabetes

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
• using a non-nicotine stop smoking drug
• taking prescription medicine for depression or asthma. Your prescription dose may need to be adjusted.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
• mouth, teeth or jaw problems occur
• irregular heartbeat or palpitations occur
• you get symptoms of nicotine overdose such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, weakness and rapid heartbeat

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Nicotine can increase your baby’s heart rate. First try to stop smoking without the nicotine gum.

Keep out of reach of children and pets. Pieces of nicotine gum may have enough nicotine to make children and pets sick. Wrap used pieces of gum in paper and throw away in the trash. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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