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Nicorette

Generic: Nicotine Polacrilex Gum

Manufacturer: RSM/Dhadha

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$3.78
Nicotine Polacrilex Gum is a very useful medicine that helps you to stop smoking by replacing the nicotine in cigarettes.

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What is smoking?

Smoking is a habit of breathing of fumes/gas/vapors of burning tobacco which is used in 3 types:

  • Cigarettes.
  • Pipes.
  • Cigars.

What are anti-smoking agents?

These are those agents who are known to work in such a way that they will oppose/discontinue the smoking of tobacco.

What is Nicotine replacement therapy?

Nicotine Replacement therapy is a treatment in which nicotine is released into blood stream of addicted one into such a small level without passing tar and carbon monoxide.

NRT (Nicotine Replacement therapy) is available in many forms:

  • Patches of Nicotine
  • Nicotine chewing gums.
  • Inhalators of nicotine – which looks like plastic cigarettes.
  • Tablets
  • Nicotine nasal sprays.

Nicorette

It is pharmaceutical medicament used for treatment of nicotine dependence. This preparation contains nicotine. It is used as chewing gum.

How does Drug Work?

Nicorette gum delivers the nicotine into the blood stream at very small amount. This gives the impression to ease the withdrawal symptoms that individual get when he stops smoking(symptoms are: Anxiety, feeling of restlessness, severe headaches, feeling of irritability, hunger, difficulty in focusing, or just feeling horrific).

What is the Dosage of Nicorette gum?

This dosage form should not be swallowed as a whole. Chewing is allowed.

  • Nicorette gum is available in two strengths:
  • Nicorette gum of 4 mg strength: 4 mg of nicorette gum is prescribed for chain smoker, who smokes at list 20 cigarettes in a single day.
  • Nicorette gum of 2 mg strength: 2 mg of nicorette gum is prescribed for that smoker, who smokes less than 20 cigarettes in a single day.

Directions for Use: user instructions for proper use of nicorette along with each of its package.

What are the indications of Nicorette Gum?

It is indicated as assistance to smoking cessation treatment.

What are different flavors of Nicorette gum?

Variety of flavors of Nicorette gum is as:

  • Fruit chill.
  • Mint.
  • Carrot.
  • Extreme chill.
  • Cinnamon surge.
  • Fresh fruit.

Will this nicorette gum harm teeth of user by sticking?

Nicorette gum is sugar free and harmless to user teeth. Nicorette gum is less sticky than other chewing gums. It does not cause any harm. In case of any other complications related to teeth while using this, take advise of your Doctor. 

How to use Nicorette gum?

Procedure to use nicorette gum is as follow:

  • Chew the nicorette gum slowly, until its tastes become strong.
  • When the taste of nicorette gum becomes strong, keep the gum between your cheek and tooth.
  • By keeping gum between cheek and tooth, gum starts releases nicotine at slow rate and it is absorbed through the lining of mouth. 

         

What are the Contraindications of nicorette Gum?

Nicorette gum is contraindicated in patients who are having following medical conditions:

  • If someone is having renal impairment.
  • If someone is pregnant.
  • If someone is having diabetes
  • If someone is having hyperthyroidism.
  • If someone is having renal impairment.
  • If someone is having angina.
  • If someone is having asthma.
  • If someone is having other cardiovascular disorders.

 

What are the adverse Effects of nicorette gum? 

Ask your doctor/pharmacist if you exhibit some of these serious effects:

  • Risk of Fetal harm.
  • Transference of nicotine dependence.

Common reactions are as following:

  • Headache.
  • Sore throat.
  • Hiccups.
  • Cough.
  • Dyspepsia.

 

Listed adverse effects of Nicorette gum are not complete.

What are the Drug Interactions of nicorette gum? 

Medications are known to interact with nicorette gum are:

(Below Mentioned list is not complete. Consult your doctor before taking nicorette gum)

  • Acarbose.
  • Alogliptin.
  • Bupropion.
  • Chlorpropamide.
  • Tolbutamide.
  • Entecavir.
  • Ergotamine.
  • Methylergonovine.
  • Midodrine.
  • Pramipexole.
  • Ranitidine.

REMEMBER: This formulation has been prescribed for you by your doctor. DO NOT give this medicine to anyone without prescription. 

COMMUNICATE YOUR DOCTOR/PHARMACIST BEFORE STARTING TO TAKE THIS MEDICAMENT. 

In some Cases, this medicament possibly will not be appropriate and your doctor/pharmacist may wish to give you a Different medicine. Make clear by all means that your doctor knows about your medical history. 

What should be done in case of Missed Dose?

 Need not to double the dose to catch up the Missed dose. Concern your doctor.

What should be done in case of Over Dose?

Overdosed person make a call to poison control center or crisis room quickly. 

Nicotine Polacrilex Gum is a very useful medicine that helps you to stop smoking by replacing the nicotine in cigarettes.
Nicotine Polacrilex Gum is a very useful medicine that helps you to stop smoking by replacing the nicotine in cigarettes.
Nicotine Polacrilex Gum is a very useful medicine that helps you to stop smoking by replacing the nicotine in cigarettes.
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