EQUATE NICOTINE- nicotine polacrilex lozenge

Country: United States

Language: English

Source: NLM (National Library of Medicine)

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Active ingredient:

NICOTINE (UNII: 6M3C89ZY6R) (NICOTINE - UNII:6M3C89ZY6R)

Available from:

Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Administration route:

ORAL

Prescription type:

OTC DRUG

Therapeutic indications:

Stop smoking aid

Authorization status:

Abbreviated New Drug Application

Summary of Product characteristics

                                EQUATE NICOTINE- NICOTINE POLACRILEX LOZENGE
WAL-MART STORES INC
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WAL-MART NICOTINE LOZENGES DRUG FACTS
ACTIVE INGREDIENT (IN EACH LOZENGE)
Nicotine polacrilex, 4 mg (nicotine)
PURPOSE
Stop smoking aid
USE
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WARNINGS
IF YOU ARE PREGNANT OR BREAST-FEEDING,
ONLY USE THIS MEDICINE ON THE ADVICE OF YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.
Smoking can
seriously harm your child. Try to stop smoking without using any
nicotine replacement
medicine. This medicine is believed to be safer than smoking. However,
the risks to your
child from this medicine are not fully known.
ASK A DOCTOR BEFORE USE IF YOU HAVE
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ASK A DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST BEFORE USE IF YOU ARE
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STOP USE AND ASK A DOCTOR IF
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reduces withdrawal symptoms, including nicotine craving, associated
with quitting
smoking
heart disease, recent heart attack, or irregular heartbeat. Nicotine
can increase
your heart rate.
high blood pressure not controlled with medication. Nicotine can
increase your
blood pressure.
stomach ulcer or diabetes
history of seizures
using a non-nicotine stop smoking drug
taking prescription medicine for depression or asthma. Your
prescription dose may
need to be adjusted.
mouth problems occur
persistent indigestion or severe sore throat occurs
irregular heartbeat or palpitations occur
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KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS.
Nicotine lozenges may have enough nicotine to make children and pets
sick. If you need
to remove the lozenge, wrap it in paper and throw away in the trash.
In case of
overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right
away (1-800-222-
1222).
DIRECTIONS
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Weeks 1 to 6
Weeks 7 to 9
Weeks 10 to 12
1 lozenge every
1 to 2 hours
1 lozenge every
2 to 4 hours
1 lozenge every
4 to 8 hours
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OTHER INFORMATION
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you get symptoms of nicotine overdose such as nausea, vomiting,
dizziness,
diarrhea, weakness or rapid heartbeat
you have symptoms of an allergic reaction (such as difficulty
breathing or rash)
IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 Y
                                
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