How does nicorette (nicotine gum) gum work and does it really work?

One approach. We finally agree about the multiple dangers from the many chemicals in nicotine delivery systems. Yes it really works;however it is not unusual that a multiple approach may be the right fit fot you.:please consult with your physician;medication, support groups, and more may be just what fits you. Good luck!

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Do nicorette (nicotine gum) products really work or not, in helping you quit?

They help. Nicotine replacement products have been shown in clinical studies to improve the rate of smoking cessation over quitting "cold turkey". Even better are combining support groups with nicotine replacement. This brings the sustained quit rates to 15-17%. Even better is the prescription drug Chantix which has the most success, but does have some side effects as well. Read more...

Does nicorette (nicotine gum) gum cause oral cancer?

No. Nicorette (nicotine gum) contains nicotine, which is designed to help you quit smoking. There's no evidence to my knowledge that it causes oral cancer. Good luck with quitting! Read more...
No evidence. There isn't any evidence that it increases risk for cancer. The real thing to keep in mind is that smoking is just about the worst (if not the worst) thing one can do to their body. It markedly increases your risk of many types of cancer, including oral and throat cancers! Read more...
No. No, but - See oral surgeon or ENT doc if you have any of these symptoms: Persistent mouth sore, persistent mouth pain, a lump or thickening in the cheek, a white/red patch on the gums, tongue, tonsil, or lining of the mouth, a sore throat, hoarseness or feeling that something is caught in the throat that does not go away, difficulty swallowing/chewing. Read more...

Please answer! What regular gum is most like nicorette (nicotine gum) gum?

None. Regular chewing gum does not contain nicotine, and will not help specifically with nicotine addiction, although some people chew sugarless gum for oral gratification as part of a smoking cessation program. It isn't really even "gum, " - it is very dense and viscous stuff, which can pull out loose fillings. I recommend the lozenges to most of my patients, particularly if there are dental issues. Read more...