Nicotine Lozenges

Helps to reduce cravings and feelings of withdrawal by replacing some of the nicotine you would normally get from smoking.
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Nicotine Lozenges
Disclaimer: This information is only meant for educational purposes, and it not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For any specific questions or concerns, please talk to a doctor.

About

Nicotine lozenges are one form of nicotine replacement therapy that can be used to help you stop smoking over a period of time. It helps to reduce cravings and feelings of withdrawal by replacing some of the nicotine you would normally get from smoking.

Advantages

  • Easy to use
  • A small lozenge that dissolves in the mouth
  • Helps to manage the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal such as breakthrough cravings
  • You can choose the strength of the lozenge to use. This is dependent on the number of cigarettes you smoke per day

How to Use

  • Place one lozenge in your mouth and allow it to dissolve slowly
  • Occasionally move the lozenge to one side of your mouth to the other
  • Do not bite, chew, or swallow the lozenge whole
  • Do not eat or drink while the lozenge is in your mouth
  • Do not use more than 15 lozenges per day
  • The lozenge should take about 20 to 30 minutes to dissolve

Common Side Effects

  • Mouth, throat or tongue irritation
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Hiccups
  • Upset stomach
  • Dizziness

Warning and Precautions

Stop using the patch immediately and call 911 or seek emergency help if you experience:

  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Rash or hives
  • Trouble breathing

Stop using the patch and see your doctor if: 

  • Palpitations
  • Leg pain
  • Persistent stomach pain

Do not use if

  • Under the age of 18 years of age
  • Allergic to nicotine or any of the non-medicinal ingredients in the product

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  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Heart problems
  • Thyroid problems
  • Circulation problems
  • Stomach problems
  • High blood pressure
  • Taking insulin
  • Use any prescribed medication regularly. Smoking alters the effects of some medications, and when you quit smoking it may be necessary for your doctor to adjust the doses, especially if you are diabetic, taking medications for high blood pressure or heart disease, or taking antidepressants, tranquillizers or sleeping pills

How to store

  • Keep out of the reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (between 15-30 degrees Celsius)
  • Protect from moisture
  • Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date

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This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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