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I'm trying to quit smoking is nicorette (nicotine gum) gum a good choice?

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Dr. Marc Hirsch
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not best

Anything that raises your nicotine level and then drops it creates a craving for cigarettes.
Nicotine gum & spray do that. Patches feed you an even level of nicotine without spikes. If you use patches do not stop short of 2 months if you can afford that long. Do not rush this. It is a behavior as we'll as a chemical addiction. Wash your clothes. Stop alcohol & coffee if need be. Grad incr exercise.

In brief: Not best

Anything that raises your nicotine level and then drops it creates a craving for cigarettes.
Nicotine gum & spray do that. Patches feed you an even level of nicotine without spikes. If you use patches do not stop short of 2 months if you can afford that long. Do not rush this. It is a behavior as we'll as a chemical addiction. Wash your clothes. Stop alcohol & coffee if need be. Grad incr exercise.
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Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry

In brief: COULD BE

Nicorette is one method just make sure that you use it properly in that it is not chewing gum it is more like chewing tobacco idea where you chew to activaye the nicotine and then park the gum between cheek and gum and the nicotine enters true the mucosal lining of the mouth.
Other forms include nicoderm (nicotine patch) patch but there is also the nicotinic blocker chantix. Speak with your physician for the best.

In brief: COULD BE

Nicorette is one method just make sure that you use it properly in that it is not chewing gum it is more like chewing tobacco idea where you chew to activaye the nicotine and then park the gum between cheek and gum and the nicotine enters true the mucosal lining of the mouth.
Other forms include nicoderm (nicotine patch) patch but there is also the nicotinic blocker chantix. Speak with your physician for the best.
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