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What were your toughest withdrawal symptoms from tobacco?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: First 3 Days

After 3-5 days since one's last use of nicotine, there is no more in the body.
Drinking more fluids can help it flush out faster. I encourage some my patients to try switching from cigarettes to nicorette (nicotine gum) gum- 4 mg and the uncoated mint. One chews it different from real gum so read the insert. Once a smoker gets used to the gum and over the cigarettes, the gum is tapered and discontinued.

In brief: First 3 Days

After 3-5 days since one's last use of nicotine, there is no more in the body.
Drinking more fluids can help it flush out faster. I encourage some my patients to try switching from cigarettes to nicorette (nicotine gum) gum- 4 mg and the uncoated mint. One chews it different from real gum so read the insert. Once a smoker gets used to the gum and over the cigarettes, the gum is tapered and discontinued.
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