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Doctor insights on: Nicotine Lozenges Side Effects

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What are the side effects of using too many nicotine lozenges?

What are the side effects of using too many nicotine lozenges?

Heartburn mainly: too much nicotine can make you sick - nausea, vomiting, stomach upset and heartburn are common. Very high doses of nicotine can cause many more problems, including heart arrhythmias and death. People generally don't need more than 1 lozenge (2mg) per 2 cigarettes that they smoked. I hope you are successful in quitting and congrats on making a good choice, but don't overdo it. ...Read more

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Are there dangerous side effects of nicotine lozenges? How about if the individual also takes adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Are there dangerous side effects of nicotine lozenges? How about if the individual also takes adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Use With Caution: Nicotine lozenges are used as part of many smoking cessation programs. Irregular or rapid heartbeats can occur. Smoking while taking these lozenges can lead to nicotine overdose. Symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, weakness and a rapid heart rate. In case of overdose contact poison control in the U.S. 1-800-222-1222. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) enhances risk of nicotine addiction. ...Read more

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Can there be any unhealthy side effects to using a vape (e-cig) without nicotine?

Can there be any unhealthy side effects to using a vape (e-cig) without nicotine?

That's the problem: Tobacco companies producing e-cigs have not had to do any research because courts ruled that it is just another kind of cigarette, and the fda has no jurisdiction. The propellant is propylene glycol, which is in an oil. What this does when inhaled is simply unknown in humans. The additives, flavorings, preservatives and whatever else is in them also have not been studied. We simply cannot say now. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the e_cig if it contains zero nicotine?

What are the side effects of the e_cig if it contains zero nicotine?

Still toxic: E-cigarettes are not "safe." they are not zero nicotine, they are zero smoke. The nicotine keeps you addicted. Many adverse effects, including increased airway resistance (lowered ability to breathe), starts right away upon use. Also toxic ; carcinogenic chemicals are still inhaled (such as formaldehyde ; propylene glycol). Take the leap ; quit! try smoking cessation class or nicotine anonymous. ...Read more

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Can there be any known side effects of electronic cigarettes besides nicotine?

That's the problem: Tobacco companies producing e-cigs have not had to do any research because courts ruled that it is just another kind of cigarette, and the fda has no jurisdiction. The propellant is propylene glycol, which is in an oil. What this does when inhaled is simply unknown in humans. The additives, flavorings, preservatives and whatever else is in them also have not been studied. We simply cannot say now. ...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?

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