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A 23-year-old female asked:

Can i chew nicorette (nicotine gum) gum while on ciprofloxacin. one doctor said that nicorette (nicotine gum) was fine, another said nicotine (smoking) was no good. third opinion?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Nicorette (nicotine gum) gum: Nicotine is not good, point! but as far as interaction between nicorette and cipro, (ciprofloxacin) I am not aware of any. Smokers (not on nicorette) take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) without restriction.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Nicotine Gum: Yes. It can be chewed while on cipro (ciprofloxacin). There would be no interaction to be concerned about.
Last updated Sep 5, 2019
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