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Stop Smoking Aid
Nicotine Polacrilex Gum USP, 4 mg (Nicotine)
For Those Who Smoke Their First Cigarette Within 30 Minutes of Waking Up
Reduces Withdrawal Symptoms
Walgreens Pharmacist Recommended*
If you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes of waking up, use Nicotine Polacrilex Gum USP, 2 mg.
To Increase Your Success in Quitting:
You must be motivated to quit.
Use Enough: Chew at least 9 pieces per day during the first six weeks.
Use Long Enough: Use for the full 12 weeks.
Use with a support program as directed in the enclosed User's Guide.
Free audio CD upon request. See inside of package.
Questions or comment? 1-877-440-7867
*Walgreens Pharmacist Survey Study, November 2012.
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This product is protected in sealed blisters. Do not use if individual blisters or printed backings are broken, open or torn.
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
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 ulcers or diabetes
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
Using a non-nicotine stop smoking drug
Taking 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
You have symptoms of an allergic reaction (such as difficulty breathing or rash)
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.
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1 Chewing Piece
Servings Per Container:
Active Ingredients: Nicotine Polacrilex 4 mg (Stop Smoking Aid)
Inactive Ingredients: Acesulfame Potassium, Butylated Hydroxytoluene, Carnauba Wax, D&C Yellow #10 Lake, FD&C Blue #2 Lake, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Yellow #6 Lake, Flavors, Gum Base, Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Carbonate, Sorbitol, Talc
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 other important information
Begin using the gum on your quit day
If you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up, use 2 mg nicotine gum
If you smoke your first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up, use 4 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
To remove the gum, tear off single unit. Peel off backing starting at corner with loose edge. Push gum through foil.
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