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What is the side effects of Nicotine Gum? And For how long I can use it? It is better than smoking cigarettes?

What is the side effects of Nicotine Gum? And For how long I can use it? It is better than smoking cigarettes?

Nicotine gum: Is better than cigarettes but not by much. If you keep using it you will keep ingesting nicotine. Please consider finding a support group at a local hospital to help you stop smoking completely. Set a target date to stop, chew gum, drink water, to satisfy oral cravings. Please see your doctor for support. You can do it and will be glad that you did. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Nicotine gum, are there any side effects?

Nicotine gum, are there any side effects?

A few: The nicotine can cause stomach upset, heartburn and reflux esophagitis, especially in higher doses, and very high doses of nicotine can cause nausea, vomiting and worse, but this rarely, if ever happens with the gum, lozenges or patches. The gum is very thick and hard to chew, and can cause TMJ (jaw) pain, pull out loose fillings and even teeth, so that lozenges are my preferred recommendation. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to chewing nicotine gum?

Are there any side effects to chewing nicotine gum?

A few: The nicotine can cause stomach upset, heartburn and reflux esophagitis, especially in higher doses, and very high doses of nicotine can cause nausea, vomiting and worse, but this rarely, if ever happens with the gum, lozenges or patches. The gum is very thick and hard to chew, and can cause TMJ (jaw) pain, pull out loose fillings and even teeth, so that lozenges are preferred (for me). ...Read more

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Nicotine gum: are ther eany side effects to chewing it?

There are dangers: With nicotine gum so it should be used carefully as any medication. I found this article for you to read describing side effects and possible dangers of nicotine gum: http://www. Ehow. Com/about_5084926_dangers-nicotine-gum. Html#page=2 good luck. You may want to try hypnosis which has no side effects or possible 2nday addictions involved. ...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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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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And I'm using nicorette (nicotine gum) now. But it burns. Are these side effects for it?

Yes: A slight burning in the mouth is a normal side effect of nicorette (nicotine gum). It should decrease as the medicine is absorbed from the gum. ...Read more

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What are some medications or treatments w/o life threatening side effects that can help someone stop smoking? Other than the e-cig and nicotine gum.

What are some medications or treatments w/o life threatening side effects that can help someone stop smoking? Other than the e-cig and nicotine gum.

Hypnotherapy: Hypnotherapy can break tobacco habits. It can make the use of the tobacco product aversive - even disgusting. That can cause social problems if those near you smoke, but it can work without that extreme an effect too. Here's a hint: the breathing pattern of smokers is actually good to continue - without the cigarette. It is good for you and stopping that is part for what makes it feel so bad. Best. ...Read more

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Do you know of negative affects of long term nicotine gum usage?

I googled it: Long-term exposure 2 smoke-free nicotine by the use of nicotine-containing chewing gum is associated w' hyperinsulinemia &insulin resistance. Because Insulin resistance and irs r important risk factors, this finding is consistent with increased cardiovascular morbidity & mortality in long-term users of smokeless tobacco. Http://circ. Ahajournals. Org/content/94/5/878.full. ...Read more

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Nicotine gum side-effects? Ok if pregnant?

Nicotine gum side-effects? Ok if pregnant?

You can: Nicotine gum comes in 2 and 4 mg preparations, coated and uncoated. It is designed to help one "kick the habit" of cigarette or chewing tobacco, the physiologic effects of nicotine are many, but none too dramatic, and for that reason one may utilize, in moderation while pregnant. Better than smoking, which has known bad effects (fetal growth retardation), with nicorette (nicotine gum) gum used moderately, thes. ...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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How long does nicotine gum or logens stay in your blood and urin? 2 mg's

How long does nicotine gum or logens stay in your blood and urin? 2 mg's

Short-acting: The absorption and excretion varies among patients, but it should be completely gone in 16-20 hours. You may only feel the effects for 3-6 hours. ...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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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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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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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 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 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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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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How long does nicotine gum stay in system? If being tested to work as cna in hospital. Thank you

How long does nicotine gum stay in system? If being tested to work as cna in hospital. Thank you

Depends on test: Half-life is the term for time only 1/2 remains - for nicotine it is 1-4 hrs (depends on many variables). Cotinine, which is what it becomes once inside humans has a half-life 7-40 hrs. So, if they look for that - it can be up to 80 hrs to be sure of being clear - if they know you are quitting, it might be they'd offer a re-test if you fail on that issue. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long should a piece nicorette (nicotine gum) gum stay in your mouth?

If helps, longer: The medical potion is relatively quick;however if you benefit from continued chewing; I feel this great substitute.

Would like to hear additional info from physicians closer to the subject at hand. ...Read more

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How long can it take to quit smoking when you are using nicorette (nicotine gum) gum?

Depends: The nicorette (nicotine gum) gum by itself will not make you quit, you have to have the desire and motivation to stop then the gum will help curb the urge, there are people who use it and stop with a week, but there are others who keep using the gum with no effect what so ever. ...Read more

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Is prolonged use of nicorette (nicotine gum) quickmist dangerous in anyway? I stopped smoking 6 years ago and have been taking various substitutes since.

Nicotine is Expensiv: I think the biggest side effect of post smoking nicotine addiction is what happens to one's wallet and their cash. This is a very expensive habit. ...Read more

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What is side effect a nicotine-gum at the same time as smoking cigarettes?

Nicotine gum&smoking: Overdose of nocotine, it is not a good idea to smoke and chew the gum as well, it defeats the purpose. ...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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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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