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Doctor insights on: Nicotine Polacrilex Side Effects

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What is nicotine polacrilex used for?

What is nicotine polacrilex used for?

Smoking cessation: this is the official name for nicotine "gum," which is really much more viscous (thick) than usual chewing gums. Most people use it to try to stop smoking, although some individuals will just use it to prevent nicotine withdrawal (nicotine 'fits') when they have to fly on an airplane, see a movie or have to be in a non-smoking setting for a long period of time. ...Read more

Nicotine (Definition)

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


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What is nicotine polacrilex used for?

What is nicotine polacrilex used for?

Smoking cessation: this is the official name for nicotine "gum," which is really much more viscous (thick) than usual chewing gums. Most people use it to try to stop smoking, although some individuals will just use it to prevent nicotine withdrawal (nicotine 'fits') when they have to fly on an airplane, see a movie or have to be in a non-smoking setting for a long period of time. ...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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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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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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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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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