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Nicotine patch with vicodin ok?

Nicotine patch with vicodin ok?

Nicotine: This combination should be fine. Good for you...Quit smoking, this is a huge step forward.

After quitting smoking, get to the bottom of your pain condition and try to get off narcotic medications too. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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Nicotine patch. Making me smell? Could my nicotine patch be making me smell?

Nicotine patch. Making me smell? Could my nicotine patch be making me smell?

Maybe indirectly: I have not heard of this reaction to a nicotine patch although every body is different. What seems more likely is that you are feeling stress in the process of quitting smoking. This could make you sweat more. Also, if you are not smoking, your sense of, smell, is more sensitive. Do you feel ok otherwise? You may want to check with your doctor about the strength of your patch. Good work stoppin ...Read more

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Is the nicotine patch supposed to make my arm hurt?

Is the nicotine patch supposed to make my arm hurt?

Sometimes: It can cause rash or swelling which can give you pain. Do you have either of those? ...Read more

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How does a nicotine patch work for cigarette addiction?

How does a nicotine patch work for cigarette addiction?

Replaces the cigaret: When helping someone quit smoking, we may prescribe one of a variety of "nicotine replacement systems": the patch, gum, lozenges, inhaler or spray. The pt sets a quit date; switches from smoking cigarettes to using one of the nrs's (such as the patch); and then the nrs is gradually tapered over the next 2-3 months, until nicotine has been eliminated from the body. ...Read more

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Is nicorette or nicoderm (nicotine patch) more effective?

Niether: Both are nicotine replacement. Either can substitute for the nicotine in cigarettes. I recommend trying with out nicotine replacement, because at some point you will have to go through the withdrawal. It is really not that bad, and cravings only last 2-5 mins. Distract yrself for that long w chewing on carrots or celery, deep breathing, meditation, running around the block, etc. Each time it hits. ...Read more

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Can using nicoderm (nicotine patch) patches cause cancer?

Can using nicoderm (nicotine patch) patches cause cancer?

No canceer: Nicoderm (nicotine patch) patches are used to wean off nicotine. This has nothing to do with the nicotine in cigarrete smoking when the fumes from smoking can induce malignant transformation secondary to carcinogens in the tobacco which when burnt and inhaled can cause problems. ...Read more

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How to get a mouthpiece's for the nicotrol (nicotine patch) inhalers?

Website: Www. Nicotrol. Com is the company's website, and there is information on getting additional mouthpieces as well as other smoking cessation tools. ...Read more

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Is it safe to start wearing nicotine patch after all day of heavy smoking?

Is it safe to start wearing nicotine patch after all day of heavy smoking?

YES: For someone who is naive to nicotine, using a patch can cause "toxicity." if a patch helps you "cut down" on tobacco it is well worth it and relatively safe. They can't recommend that, however, because I do not believe that has ever been formally studied. ...Read more

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I slipped up while on the nicotine patch, What can I do to get back on track?

I slipped up while on the nicotine patch, What can I do to get back on track?

Personally, I would: Suggest tring hypnosis for smoking cessation. It works without continuing the addiction in any way. It can be learned quickly and has good results. Contact a licensed psychologist trained in clinical hypnosis. ...Read more

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What happens if you screw up and smoke a cigarette while you have a nicotine patch?

Slow growth is good: The patch replaces the nicotine from smoking. Adding a cigarette simply increases the dose of nicotine. Punishing yourself by calling yourself a screw up does not help. One day at a time works best. If you wean off very gently, and use mutual support, you may find that recovery is possible. Consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous. ...Read more

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Can I put my Nicotine patch on tonight & sleep with it even though I've been smoking today?

Nic patch: Not recommended to use a nicotine patch while still actively smoking as you can get too much nicotine which is bad for you. STOP smoking, and then start the patch the next day. Good luck, ...you can do it! ...Read more

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Started 14mg nicotine patch. All drawl symptoms gone but still have slight anxiety/nervousness. How long till gone?

Nicotine: Nicotine is physically and mentally addicting. When I smoked I used it as a reward. Finish report have a cig break. Get done work have a glass of wine with cig. Multiply #yrs smoked times 365 time $6.00/pack. Then ask if you were told to set fire to that money would u? Replace your unhealthy addiction with a healthier one. Exercise, yoga, biking, etc. It will get better. I promise you. ...Read more

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How does a nicotine patch work?

Timed release: Putting the patch on your skin will release the medicine into your skin and then the rest of the body over time. It is not meant to be as immediate or potent as a cigarette, but to provide steady and lower doses of the drug until you wean off of nicotine. ...Read more

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Nicotine patch making me smell, what to do?

Nicotine can be: Excreted in sweat, and some people have this problem more than other people (same with garlic and other aromatic compounds). You may find that using another form of nicotine replacement, such as lozenges. nasal spray or gum may work better. You could also try one of the prescription medications - bupropion or varenicline (Zyban and Chantix), as well as other techniques - hypnosis, acupuncture. ...Read more

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Nicotine patch side effects, should I continue?

Rash: The patch in itself can cause contact dermatitis, if you are smoking then all you re doing is increasing your nicotine in your body. To note nicotine patches and the possibility to quit smoking are not very effective other methods are available. ...Read more

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How do I fine habitrol (nicotine patch) nicotene gum?

Prescription: If you have called a drug store and they do not sell it over the counter ask the pharmacist for advice. You may need a prescription from a health care provider to get it. Good luck with trying to stop smoking it will be well worth the effort. ...Read more

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If I use 8 year old nicotine patch at has not been open?

If I use 8 year old nicotine patch at has not been open?

Expired medications: Medications that are passed their expiration dates can be less effective, or contaminated. Some medications could even decompose into products that can be harmful. It isn't worth the risk to take expired medications, so regularly clear out your medicine cabinet and replace with fresh medications. ...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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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

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I accidentally wore my nicotine patch in the shower II ot ok. It stayed on my body?

I accidentally wore my nicotine patch in the shower II ot ok. It stayed on my body?

Yes.: Hi,
Bathing with your nicotein patch should be ok because the side with nicotein is in direct contact with your skin while the exposed side is somewhat water resistant. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of nicoderm (nicotine patch) patches and do they really work?

Yes: The nicotine patch works by replacing the nicotine from tobacco with a constant dose of nicotine administered through the skin by the patch. The side effects of the nicotine patch are the same as the side effects of any other method of using nicotine, except the effects are usually less because the dose is constant rather than the burst that occurs with smoking. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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