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

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

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 issues or side effects. Still, any time a child ingests anything a caretaker should immediately call poison control to assess the situation and get recommendations. 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

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How many mg of nicotine are in a tablet of nicorette (nicotine gum)?

How many mg of nicotine are in a tablet of nicorette (nicotine gum)?

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 nicotine addiction. ...Read more

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Im a smoker & trying to quit. I was thinkin about trying nicorette (nicotine gum), (nicotine gum) seeing as how I have wellcare medicaid, i can get nicorette (nicotine gum) free. Good idea or not?

Im a smoker & trying to quit. I was thinkin about trying nicorette (nicotine gum), (nicotine gum) seeing as how I have wellcare medicaid, i can get nicorette (nicotine gum) free. Good idea or not?

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 some people the gum reduces withdrawal symptoms, including nicotine craving. So, it might be a good idea for you as you are getting through the beginning phase of quitting cigarettes and improving your health. Make a plan and go! ...Read more

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Please point me to where i can get free nicotine gum?

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, including gum, lozenges or patches, at low or little cost. However, even if you cannot get them free, the trade-off for what you are already spending on tobacco, and the savings to your health and longer lifespan, are well worth whatever it costs. ...Read more

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What would someone feel if they get a patch or nicorette (nicotine gum)?

What would someone feel if they get a patch or nicorette (nicotine gum)?

?: 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 different than if they smoked unless they use to much. If someone is not nicotine dependent and tries the gum they will feel something, might get ill and nausea, could be dangerous to children. Dont use if not nicotine dependent. Could be new addiction. ...Read more

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I have never smoked before.. Ever. But I have nicorette (nicotine gum) gum. What would it be like to chew it? Will i get addicted?

Nicotine: Nicotine is found in nicorette (nicotine gum) gum. Nicotine is a drug and is addicting. Learn more here...http://whyquit.com/whyquit/linksaaddiction.html. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to buy nicorette (nicotine gum)?

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 be carded. ...Read more

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Can nicotine gum be harmful if used for a long time? Any help appreciated!

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 in combusted tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco or nicotine gum, patches, lozenges etc., over a long period of time, could have some risks. However, it is almost certainly less harmful than continuing to smoke cigarettes. ...Read more

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Can anything happen to you if you don't smoke and you go try nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Tachycardia & bp: Nicorette (nicotine gum) is a nicotene derivative. It can race your heart and your blood pressure. It can also be addictive. Would not reccomend any more experimenting. ...Read more

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