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:

CVS Pharmacy

Administration route:

ORAL

Prescription type:

OTC DRUG

Therapeutic indications:

Stop smoking aid

Authorization status:

Abbreviated New Drug Application

Summary of Product characteristics

                                NICOTINE- NICOTINE POLACRILEX LOZENGE
CVS PHARMACY
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CVS PHARMACY, INC. NICOTINE LOZENGE DRUG FACTS
ACTIVE INGREDIENT (IN EACH LOZENGE)
Nicotine polacrilex, 2 mg (nicotine)
PURPOS E
Stop smoking aid
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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
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)
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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INACTIVE INGREDIENTS
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