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Nicotine patch side effects, should I continue?

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

Dr. Olav Jaren
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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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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

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

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

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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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Does the nicotine patch cause sweating as side effect?

Nicotine: It has mood altering effects, being both a stimulant & a relaxant. Best info. Regarding details of effects can be obtained if you go online & google the word "nicotine". ...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

Nicotine (Definition)

Nicotine is a stimulant drug found in cigarettes and is the ...Read more


Dr. Sheila Smith
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Nicotrol (Definition)

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