Nicorette, Nicotine, Equate Nicotine Gum
Nicotine Gum is used as a temporary aid to stop smoking.
- Store at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight.
- Do not store in the bathroom.
- If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
- Symptoms of overdose may include nausea; vomiting; excessive saliva; stomach pain; sweating; headache; dizziness; confusion; weakness; fainting; difficulty breathing; seizures; rapid, weak, or irregular heartbeat; blurred vision; diarrhea; and hearing problems.
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- You must stop smoking completely before using Nicotine Gum.
- Chew a piece of gum when you feel the urge to smoke.
- Chew the gum very slowly for 30 minutes to release all of the nicotine.
- Most people use about 10 to 12 pieces of gum per day during the first month of therapy.
- Do not chew more than 30 pieces of gum a day.
- You will use less gum as the urge to smoke decreases.
- During the first month, the risk of smoking again is the highest.
- Follow a smoking cessation program and continue to use this gum as directed.
- Do not smoke while using this gum.
- Because this gum contains nicotine, it has a peppery-like taste.
- It may cause a tingling sensation when chewed.
- During the first few days of using Nicotine Gum, you may experience mouth sores, jaw muscle aches, increased saliva production, indigestion, or headache.
- These effects should disappear as use of the gum is continued.
- Chewing the gum too fast can cause lightheadedness, dizziness, hiccups, nausea, vomiting or insomnia.
- If these effects occur, chew the gum more slowly.
- Notify your doctor if you develop symptoms of too much nicotine in your body: cold sweats, fainting, confusion, pounding heart.
- In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Nicotine Gum, seek immediate medical attention.
- Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
- If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
- Before using Nicotine Gum, tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: heart disease, diabetes, chest pain (angina), jaw/chewing problems, any allergies (including drug allergies).
- Nicotine gum must not be used during pregnancy.
- If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately.
- Nicotine is excreted into breast milk and may affect a nursing infant.
- Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
- If you miss a dose, do not double the next.
- Resume your regular schedule.
- Inform your doctor about all the medicines you use (both prescription and nonprescription), especially if you use: insulin, beta-blockers (propranolol or Inderal-like drugs), propoxyphene (Darvon) for pain, xanthine drugs used for asthma (theophylline like).
- Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.