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

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

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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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 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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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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How long after chewing nicorette (nicotine gum) gum, can I smoke another cigarette?

How long after chewing nicorette (nicotine gum) gum, can I smoke another cigarette?

To sure I understand: I highly commend you for stopping one of-if not the most difficult addictions, surely the strength the nicorette (nicotine gum) plus chewing another nicorette (nicotine gum) per your pcp's instructions could eliminate this concern.Also do discuss additional aids such specific medication.I'm meeting in you. ...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

Chewing Gum (Definition)

Most commercially available chewing gum contains a sugary sweetener that breaks down into acid which can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. Sugar-free chewing gum is better, but the best option is chewing gum with xylitol, a naturally-occuring wood sugar that bacteria can't digest. This not only stimulates salivary flow to neutralize acids but it also ...Read more


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Gum Graft (Definition)

Replacement of lost gum tissue with gum tissue from another part of your mouth. Different techniques available depending on the area and the reason the gum tissue was lost. Most commonly done to cover sensitive or exposed unattractive roots and defects in the tissue hampering your ability to clean the area, and to help maintain the bone around the tooth, ...Read more