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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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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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Can you stay on nicotine gum for a long time ?

Can you stay on nicotine gum for  a long time ?

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 healthier choice to stay on nicotine gum instead of smoking though. Remember your support. Check out phone help at 1-800-quitnow, texting support, and more at www.Smokefree.Gov congrats on making great changes! ...Read more

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Is there a certain age you have to be to buy nicotine gum?

Is there a certain age you have to be to buy nicotine gum?

Depends where: In california, you must be 18 years old [if you're younger, talk with your doc and your parents]. Younger age limit in the uk. So ... Depends on where you live. Congrats on making healthy changes. ...Read more

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How long does nicotine gum stay in your system?

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 for nicotine, there is a metabolite of nicotine, called cotinine, which can be detected in blood or urine for as long as 7 to 10 days after your last exposure to nicotine. ...Read more

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Is it bad for you to be chewing nicotine gum all the time?

Nicotine addiction: Consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous. ...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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Back on nicotine gum after a ciarrette relapse . How do I make sure to quit again?

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Back on nicotine gum after a ciarrette relapse . How do I  make sure to quit again?

Classes: The most effective smoking cessation programs incorporate both pharmacologic (medication or nicotine patches/gum) as well as smoking cessation classes. ...Read more

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What is the cheapest nicotine gum?

Generic: There is a generic 2 and 4 mg gum respectively however if trying to quit smoking by itself it is not very effective. ...Read more

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How do I break a nicotine gum habit?

Nicotine gum: There is a particular plan for withdrawal that you need to follow, consult your doctor and tell her or him exactly how much you are using and your doctor can help you develop a plan to discontinue without causing undue discomfort. Best. ...Read more

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