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What is the definition or description of: Nicorette allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nicorette allergy?

Maybe this will help: Effects are associated with nicotine (polacrilex) buccal:

Common side effects of nicotine (polacrilex) buccal:

Mouth IrritationSevere
BurpingLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Increased HungerLess Severe
Increased Production of SalivaLess Severe
Pain in the Jaw AreaLess Severe
Throat PainLess Severe
Infrequent side effects of nicotine (polacrilex) buccal:

High Blood PressureSevere
Canker SoreLess Severe
HoarsenessLess Severe
Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
Rare side effects of nicotine (polacrilex) buccal:

Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
Atrial FibrillationSevere
Fast HeartbeatSevere
Giant HivesSevere
HivesSevere
hypersensitivity drug reactionSevere
Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
ItchingSevere
RashSevere
Redness of SkinSevere
SeizuresSevere
WheezingSevere
Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
Conditions of Excess Stomach Acid SecretionLess Severe
ConfusedLess Severe
CoughLess Severe
DepressionLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
DrowsinessLess Severe
Dry MouthLess Severe
Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe
Excessive SweatingLess Severe
Extreme Sense of Well BeingLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
Feeling FaintLess Severe
Feeling WeakLess Severe
GasLess Severe
HeartburnLess Severe
HiccupsLess Severe
Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
Joint PainLess Severe
Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
Muscle PainLess Severe
NervousLess Severe
NightmaresLess Severe
NumbnessLess Severe
Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
Painful PeriodsLess Severe
Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
SneezingLess Severe
Stomach CrampsLess Severe
Taste ProblemsLess Severe
Throwing UpLess Severe
Visible Water RetentionLess Severe ...Read more

Nicorette Allergy (Definition)

Effects are associated with nicotine (polacrilex) buccal: Common side effects of nicotine (polacrilex) buccal: Mouth IrritationSevere BurpingLess Severe Head PainLess Severe Increased HungerLess Severe Increased Production of SalivaLess Severe Pain in the Jaw AreaLess Severe Throat PainLess Severe Infrequent side effects of nicotine (polacrilex) buccal: High Blood PressureSevere Canker SoreLess Severe HoarsenessLess Severe Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe Rare side effects of nicotine (polacrilex) buccal: Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere Atrial FibrillationSevere Fast HeartbeatSevere Giant HivesSevere HivesSevere hypersensitivity drug reactionSevere Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere ItchingSevere RashSevere Redness of SkinSevere SeizuresSevere WheezingSevere Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe Conditions of Excess Stomach Acid SecretionLess Severe ConfusedLess Severe CoughLess Severe DepressionLess Severe DiarrheaLess Severe DizzyLess Severe DrowsinessLess Severe Dry MouthLess Severe Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe Excessive SweatingLess Severe Extreme Sense of Well BeingLess Severe Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe Feeling FaintLess Severe Feeling WeakLess Severe GasLess Severe HeartburnLess Severe HiccupsLess Severe Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe Joint PainLess Severe Loss of AppetiteLess Severe Muscle PainLess Severe NervousLess Severe NightmaresLess Severe NumbnessLess Severe Numbness and TinglingLess Severe Painful PeriodsLess Severe Ringing in the EarsLess Severe SneezingLess Severe Stomach CrampsLess Severe Taste ProblemsLess Severe Throwing UpLess Severe ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Nicotine gum allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nicotine gum allergy?

Nicotine gum allergy: Nicotine Gum can be used as part of a smoking cessation program. Allergic reactions to medications could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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Does nicotine show up in your drug tests if you chew nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Does nicotine show up in your drug tests if you chew nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Absolutely: The breakdown product of nicotine is called cotinine and it will show up in tests on your urine. It doesn't matter how you absorb nicotine, by patch, gum, snuff, chewing tobacco, inhaler, or smoking- it will show up on urine tests. ...Read more

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Should I go cold turkey or take nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Should I go cold turkey or take nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Research is mixed: The research on this is mixed. The journal tobacco control indicates that nicotine gum or patches aren’t any more effective than going cold turkey over the long-term. Studies show some short-term effectiveness. Either way quitting is positive! My patients have liked this website for help in succeeding in kicking the habit:
http://www. Smokefree. Gov/. ...Read more

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Are there side effects to taking nicorette (nicotine gum) gum?

Are there side effects to taking nicorette (nicotine gum) gum?

Usually minor: Some patients may experience mouth or throat irritation, cough, headache, or indigestion. You may also experience common side effects of nicotine usage, including increased heart rate, dizziness, and difficulty sleeping. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if there are side effects to nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Does anyone know if there are side effects to nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Few: Irritation of the lining of the mouth and nausea are possible side effects, but not common. The taste is objectionable to some people. ...Read more

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Will nicotine show up in your urine if you chew nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Will nicotine show up in your urine if you chew nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Absolutely: The breakdown product of nicotine is called cotinine and it will show up in tests on your urine. It doesn't matter how you absorb nicotine, by patch, gum, snuff, chewing tobacco, inhaler, or smoking- it will show up on urine tests. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can prolonged use of nicorette (nicotine gum) gum cause aging of the skin?

Help plz! Can prolonged use of nicorette (nicotine gum) gum cause aging of the skin?

Drink water: The gum is not meant to use forever. You can and should wean yourself from it. It may be easier than you think since you broke the behavioral habit. Cut by half each week if possible. Also, be sure to drink 8 glasses (8oz) of water a day to reduce any dehydration wrinkling. Once you can stop the gum, keep properly hydrated and you'll have your originally intended age-appropriate skin. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects for nicorette (nicotine gum) if you have smoked for decades?

Are there any side effects for nicorette (nicotine gum) if you have smoked for decades?

No: The problem is that nicotine levels may not get high enough to satisfy the urge if you smoke a large amount. ...Read more

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What happens if you chew nicorette (nicotine gum) at the same time as smoking a cigarette?

What happens if you chew nicorette (nicotine gum) at the same time as smoking a cigarette?

Well.....: Theoretically you're supposed to stop smoking when you use nicorette (nicotine gum). However, you can smoke immediately after chewing nicorette (nicotine gum) without much consequence except higher nicotine levels. ...Read more

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Suspect someone using as many as 20 pieces of nicorette (nicotine gum) gum in an hour may be using coke?

Maybe: Hyper focus on activities can be from stimulants like Cocaine but other conditions e.g., mania can induce these behaviors. Schizophrenics can be highly nicotine dependent. Nicotinic brain receptors differ from those stimulants bind to. The person's nicotine dependence (heavy smoker, chewing tobacco) impacts the ability to tolerate such misuse. Encourage medical evaluation and treatment asap! ...Read more

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Is it safe to use nicorette (nicotine gum) gum and the patch at the same time? Also any other advice on quitting? Thank you!

It is safe: Cognitive behavior therapy by psychologist.
Behavior modification.
Life-style counseling.
Progressive relaxation.
Guided imagery.
Hypnosis (my favorite)
biofeedback
rec. See an addiction psychologist. ...Read more

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What happens if I was to mix 2 200mg of caffeine pills and 2 nicorette (nicotine gum) pills and snort them what would happen?

What happens if I was to mix 2 200mg of caffeine pills and 2 nicorette (nicotine gum) pills and snort them what would happen?

Why would you?: You would feel really sick and not happy. What would you be trying to accomplish by doing that? Consider exploring this with your doctor or a therapist. ...Read more

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How does nicorette (nicotine gum) gum work?

Replaces nicotine: The real problem with nicotine is the delivery device. Cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco all can cause serious health problems due to the other ingredients in tobacco. By switching to nicorette (nicotine gum) you are only getting nicotine to help reduce the craving for it. Over time you can break the habit of smoking and reduce your dependence on nicotine. ...Read more

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What's a good nicorette (nicotine gum) schedule?

It depends: Try to establish a routine that helps you avoid cravings or symptoms of withdrawal. Every 2-4 hours while awake should do it. Some patients benefit from long term nicotine agonist therapy. ...Read more

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Do nicorette (nicotine gum) products work or not?

They help.: Nicotine replacement products have been shown in clinical studies to improve the rate of smoking cessation over quitting "cold turkey". Even better are combining support groups with nicotine replacement. This brings the sustained quit rates to 15-17%. Even better is the prescription drug Chantix which has the most success, but does have some side effects as well. ...Read more

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

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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How does nicorette (nicotine gum) gum work and does it really work?

How does nicorette (nicotine gum) gum work and does it really work?

One approach: We finally agree about the multiple dangers from the many chemicals in nicotine delivery systems.
Yes it really works;however it is not unusual that a multiple approach may be the right fit fot you.:please consult with your physician;medication, support groups, and more may be just what fits you. Good luck! ...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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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 won't 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. Don't use if not nicotine dependent. Could be new addiction. ...Read more

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Please answer! What regular gum is most like nicorette (nicotine gum) gum?

None: Regular chewing gum does not contain nicotine, and will not help specifically with nicotine addiction, although some people chew sugarless gum for oral gratification as part of a smoking cessation program. It isn't really even "gum, " - it is very dense and viscous stuff, which can pull out loose fillings. I recommend the lozenges to most of my patients, particularly if there are dental issues. ...Read more

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How long is nicorette (nicotine gum) gum good for after the expiration date?

???: Most medicines and drugs will still be effective past their expiration date. I'm sure nicorette (nicotine gum) gum would follow this typical rule however I would not recommend using any medicine after it's expiration date. ...Read more

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Which is better nicorette (nicotine gum) patches or nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Which is better nicorette (nicotine gum) patches or nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Depends: The patch provides the most sustained levels of nicotine and probably works best for most people. The nicorette (nicotine gum) gum can be successful as well, but most people don't chew enough pieces during the day to be effective. It really comes down to personal preference and tolerability. ...Read more

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Do nicorette (nicotine gum) products really work or not, in helping you quit?

Do nicorette (nicotine gum) products really work or not, in helping you quit?

They help.: Nicotine replacement products have been shown in clinical studies to improve the rate of smoking cessation over quitting "cold turkey". Even better are combining support groups with nicotine replacement. This brings the sustained quit rates to 15-17%. Even better is the prescription drug Chantix which has the most success, but does have some side effects as well. ...Read more

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How long will nicorette (nicotine gum) gum be effective after the expiration?

It Depends. . .: The degradation of medicines is mediated by atmospheric pressure, temperature, humidity and the ph of the surrounding environment that you kept the gum in. No one can tell you without testing it in a lab, how much nicotine is still active in the expired gum. Rule of thumb is this, the longer its been expired the less likely it is to have nicotine in it that hasn't degraded and become useless. ...Read more

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How does nicorette (nicotine gum) patches compare to nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Depends: The patch provides the most sustained levels of nicotine and probably works best for most people. The nicorette (nicotine gum) gum can be successful as well, but most people don't chew enough pieces during the day to be effective. It really comes down to personal preference and tolerability. ...Read more

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Can you chew nicorette (nicotine gum) gum and other gum to make it taste better?

Yes: It can be mixed with other gum, but the real point is you shouldn't be chewing it like regular gum! You only bite into it once or twice and then park it between your cheek and gum until you want more nicotine. A piece should last 30 minutes or so when used this way. It can be mixed with other gum although it's effectiveness may be diminished when used this way. ...Read more

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How long after chewing my last peice of nicorette (nicotine gum) gum, can I smoke?

Well.....: Theoretically you're supposed to stop smoking when you use nicorette (nicotine gum). However, you can smoke immediately after chewing nicorette (nicotine gum) without much consequence except higher nicotine levels. ...Read more

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