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How long are nicoderm (nicotine patch) cq patches still effective past their expiration date?

How long are nicoderm (nicotine patch) cq patches still effective past their expiration date?

Unknown: They give an expiration date because they are not good afterward and not tested afterward. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Nicotine Patch (Definition)

Nicotine replacement therapy involves the use of products that provide low doses of nicotine but do not contain the toxins found in smoke. The goal of therapy is to relieve cravings for nicotine and ease the symptoms when someone stops using cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. Nicotine Patch. Nicotine patches are applied and ...Read more


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Will nicoderm (nicotine patch) cq effect amount of smoking?

Will nicoderm (nicotine patch) cq effect amount of smoking?

Hopefully?: If motivated to quit it can be a helpful tool, it can cut cravings and withdrawal symptoms. However just throwing it on and hoping it will do all the work won't happen, and someone with a strong addiction to nicotine may still smoke on it, though not recommened. ...Read more

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What kind of side effects did nicoderm (nicotine patch) cq give you if you are pregnant?

What kind of side effects did nicoderm (nicotine patch) cq give you if you are pregnant?

Same as nicotine: This product is the same as nicotine, just absorbed differently into the body. The side effects are the same as if you smoked cigarettes. ...Read more

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Habitrol or nicoderm (nicotine patch) ..Which one ?

Habitrol or nicoderm (nicotine patch) ..Which one ?

Either: Nicotine maintenance does not depend on the brand. The patch supplies a more consistent blood level of nicotine than gum. ...Read more

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How long after the expiration date are Nicoderm (nicotine patch) patches good for?

How long after the expiration date are Nicoderm (nicotine patch) patches good for?

Depends.: Three factors effect effectiveness of medications: 1. heat, 2. humidity, 3. light. The first is the most important. If a medication is kept at 55 degrees in the dark without humidity it would probably still be good a quarter century later. ...Read more

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What are signs that I should lower my nicoderm (nicotine patch) patch to the next step?

Instr: go by the instructions provided with the patches. i think most people step down after then 1st 4 or 8 weeks then at every two weeks thereafter. ...Read more

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Are there dangerous side effects of a nicoderm (nicotine patch) patch?

Are there dangerous side effects of a nicoderm (nicotine patch) patch?

None I'm aware of.: No medication or treatment is risk-free; but in my humble opinion, the risk you take by using nicoderm (nicotine patch) patch pales in comparison to the risk you would take by continuing to smoke. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Nicoderm (Definition)

Nicoderm is an addiction reducing agent which is a ...Read more