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how long does nicotine gum stay in your system

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No pretty gum: Trace amounts of nicotine can be detected in blood and urine for several hours, but it should be gone by 48 hours. However, if you are being tested fo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends on test: Half-life is the term for time only 1/2 remains - for nicotine it is 1-4 hrs (depends on many variables). Cotinine, which is what it becomes once insi ... Read More
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Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Short-acting: The absorption and excretion varies among patients, but it should be completely gone in 16-20 hours. You may only feel the effects for 3-6 hours.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
NICORETTE (nicotine gum) DIRECTIONS: Look at the directions on the package!
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Better than smoking: Nicotine gum does not increase your risk for cancer. But nicotine can increase your blood pressure. If you look at the big picture, it would be health ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
I googled it: Long-term exposure 2 smoke-free nicotine by the use of nicotine-containing chewing gum is associated w' hyperinsulinemia &insulin resistance. Because ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Much less than: smoking tobacco. Nicotine is thought to be the culprit behind cardiovascular disease in smokers, so taking in nicotine by any route, whether nicotine ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Kelley
40 years experience Dentistry
???: Most medicines and drugs will still be effective past their expiration date. I'm sure nicorette (nicotine gum) gum would follow this typical rule ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Well.....: Theoretically you're supposed to stop smoking when you use nicorette (nicotine gum). However, you can smoke immediately after chewing nicorette (nicot ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
57 years experience Psychiatry
To sure I understand: I highly commend you for stopping one of-if not the most difficult addictions, surely the strength the nicorette (nicotine gum) plus chewing another ... Read More

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