For those who smoke their first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up. Helps reduce withdrawal symptoms, including nicotine craving, associated with quitting smoking. Nicorette® Gum helps relieve nicotine cravings anytime, anywhere. Nicorette® Gum helps calm your withdrawal symptoms when you're trying to quit smoking. Nicorette® Gum provides a controlled amount of nicotine to your system at a slower, less intense pace than cigarettes and without the toxins in cigarette smoke. It works as a temporary aid to help you quit smoking by reducing nicotine withdrawal symptoms until your body no longer needs nicotine. Great tasting, easy-to-chew and sugar-free, Nicorette® Gum can double your chances of successfully quitting smoking. When used as directed you even can use an extra piece to handle strong or frequent cravings.
Nicorette® is a registered trademark and the Nicorette® burst design and Fruit Chill are trademarks of the GlaxpSmithKline group of companies.
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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.
Do not use
if you continue to smoke, chew tobacco, use snuff, or use a nicotine patch or other nicotine containing products.
Ask a doctor before use if you have
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
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
using a non-nicotine stop smoking drug
taking a prescription medicine for depression or asthma. Your prescription dose may need to be adjusted.
Stop use and ask a doctor if
mouth, teeth or jaw problems occur
irregular heartbeat or palpitations occur
you get symptoms of nicotine overdose such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, weakness and rapid heartbeat.
If you are under 18 years of age, ask a doctor before use
Before using this product, read the enclosed User's Guide for complete directions and for other important information
Stop smoking completely when you begin using the gum
If you smoke your first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up, use 4 mg nicotine gum
If you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up, use 2 mg nicotine gum according to the following 12 week schedule:
Weeks 1 to 6: 1 piece every 1 to 2 hours
Weeks 7 to 9: 1 piece every 2 to 4 hours
Weeks 10 to 12: 1 piece every 4 to 8 hours
Nicotine gum is a medicine and must be used a certain way to get the best results
Chew the gum slowly until it tingles. Then park it between your cheek and gum. When the tingle is gone, begin chewing again, until the tingle returns
Repeat this process until most of the tingle is gone (about 30 minutes) Do not eat or drink for 15 minutes before chewing the nicotine gum, or while chewing a piece
To improve your chances of quitting, use at least 9 pieces per day for the first 6 weeks
If you experience strong or frequent cravings, you may use a second piece within the hour. However, do not continuously use one piece after another since this may cause you hiccups, heartburn, nausea or other side effects
Do not use more than 24 pieces a day
It is important to complete treatment. Stop using the nicotine gum at the end of 12 weeks. If you still feel the need to use nicotine gum, talk to your doctor
To increase your success in quitting:
You must be motivated to quit
Use enough - chew at least 9 pieces of Nicorette per day during the first six weeks
Use long enough - use Nicorette for the full 12 weeks
Use with a support program as directed in the enclosed User's Guide
How to open the Nicorette Gum Pocket Pack
Gently push tab on side
Pull up forcefully, pulling open box
Dispense Nicorette Gum and follow dosing instructions
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