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Dosing & Usage
WEEKS 1-6 WEEKS 7-9 WEEKS 10-12 WEEKS 13-24 1 Lozenge every 1-2 hrs (dissolved slowly in the mouth)
Minimum: 8 Lozenges
1 Lozenge every 2-4 hrs 1 Lozenge every 4-8 hrs 1-2 Lozenges/day if the urge to smoke returns
Patients should not: bite, chew or swallow whole; eat or drink while the NICORETTE® Lozenge is in their mouth; use more than 15 lozenges/day.
It is important to complete treatment. If you feel your patient needs to use NICORETTE® Lozenge for longer than 6 months to keep from smoking, reassess your patient.
If your patient is using NICORETTE® Lozenge while trying to quit smoking but they slip up and have a cigarette, instruct them that they should not stop using the NICORETTE® Lozenge. They should keep using it and keep trying to quit.
If the amounts of NICORETTE® Lozenge your patient is taking do not help them stop smoking, reassess them and explore about using more than one type of nicotine replacement therapy at the same time.
Different strengths allow Lozenge to be tailored to individual levels of dependence
2 mg: For patients that smoke their cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking
4 mg: For patients that smoke within 30 minutes of waking
For complete directions for use and warnings, always refer to the product insert/booklet provided with the product.
Cautions and Warnings
DO NOT USE IF YOUR PATIENT IS: under 18 years of age, pregnant or breastfeeding, an occasional or non-smoker, allergic to nicotine or to any of the non-medicinal ingredients in this product.
USE WITH CAUTION IF YOUR PATIENT: has /had heart disease, a heart attack, heart pain, irregular heartbeat or a stroke or have ever had high blood pressure, blood circulation problems or treatment for circulation disorders of the brain, asthma, chronic lung problems, throat diseases, thyroid problems, stomach problems, ulcers or inflammation of the esophagus, kidney or liver disease, diabetes requiring insulin or are taking any prescription medications.
Discontinue use if irregular heartbeat or chest pain occurs or if severe persistent stomach upset (indigestion, heartburn) develops and assess your patient.
Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Do not use if the printed seal on the vial is missing or broken.
Keep the vial tightly closed and store between 15-30°C.
Protect from light.
For Product Support, call 1-866-311-5655.
Medicinal Ingredients: Each lozenge contains 2 -4 mg of nicotine as nicotine resinate.
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: acesulfame potassium, flavours, gum acacia, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, mannitol, mica-based pearlescent pigments, microcrystalline cellulose, polysorbate 80, sodium carbonate, sucralose, titanium dioxide, xanthan gum.
Known Adverse Reactions
NICORETTE® Lozenge can occasionally cause mouth or throat irritation, headaches, nausea, hiccups, upset stomach or dizziness.93
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