NICOTINE gum, chewing

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:

H E B

Administration route:

ORAL

Prescription type:

OTC DRUG

Therapeutic indications:

Stop smoking aid

Authorization status:

Abbreviated New Drug Application

Summary of Product characteristics

                                NICOTINE- NICOTINE GUM, CHEWING
H E B
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HEB NICOTINE POLACRILEX GUM, 2MG (NICOTINE) DRUG FACTS
ACTIVE INGREDIENT (IN EACH CHEWING PIECE)
Nicotine polacrilex (equal to 2 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
a sodium-restricted diet
heart disease, recent heart attack, or irregular heartbeat. Nicotine
can increase
your heart rate.
high blood pressure not controlled with medication. Nicotine can
increase 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, teeth or jaw problems occur
irregular heartbeat or palpitations occur
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KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS.
Pieces of nicotine gum may have enough nicotine to make children and
pets sick. Wrap
used pieces of gum 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 piece every
1 to 2 hours
1 piece every
2 to 4 hours
1 piece every
4 to 8 hours
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OTHER INFORMATION
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INACTIVE INGREDIENTS
you get symptoms of nicotine overdose such as nausea, vomiting,
dizziness,
diarrhea, weakness and rapid heartbeat
you have symptoms of an allergic reaction (such as difficulty
breathing or rash)
IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE, 
                                
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