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Can a child get severely sick if he swallows a nicotine gum tablet

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Swallowing even one is bad, but probably won't make him too sick. But the more pieces of gum he eats, and the smaller he is, the more likely he is to ... Read More
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
22 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Depends on the dose that is ingested and the size of the child. Having said that, children who ingest only one dose are unlikely to have any major is ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This can be fatal. You child needs to be seen in the er asap.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kibrick
46 years experience Clinical Psychology
2 mg or 4 mg: Both Nicorette (nicotine gum) lozenges and gum chiclets come in two strengths: 2 mg or 4 mg each. Dosage per day varies depending on your level of n ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
GREAT IDEA!: You're certainly on the right track! quitting smoking is a terrific idea. Speak with your doctor about whether the gum is recommended for you. For ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Same place that you: got the free cigarettes. There are some low-cost smoking cessation programs that are publicly sponsored that may offer smoking cessation medications, ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
24 years experience Addiction Medicine
?: If someone is using these to help stop smoking they can be helpful to stop cravings, some one whom is nicotine dependent generally wont feel much diff ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Kondilis
9 years experience Clinical Psychology
Nicotine: Nicotine is found in nicorette (nicotine gum) gum. Nicotine is a drug and is addicting. Learn more here...http://whyquit.com/whyquit/linksaaddiction.h ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Poison Control: You can first call Poison Control 800-222-1222 before taking him to the emergency room. The call is free and confidential.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
18. Same as tobacco: Nicotine replacement method-gum, lozenge, inhaler. Same limits as legal age for tobacco. 18 in my state, and nationally, as far as i know. Expect to b ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
AGE TO BUY NICORETTE (nicotine gum): 18.

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