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Nicorette Fruit Chill Dosage

Generic name: nicotine polacrilex
Dosage form: chewing gum, Fruit Chill

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  • 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
  • stop smoking completely when you begin using the gum
  • if you smoke 25 or more cigarettes a day; use 4mg nicotine gum
  • if you smoke less than 25 cigarettes a day; use according to the following 12 week schedule:
Weeks 1 to 6 Weeks 7 to 9 Weeks 10 to 12
1 piece every 1 to 2 hours 1 piece every 2 to 4 hours 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.
  • 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
  • stop smoking completely when you begin using the gum
  • if you smoke less than 25 cigarettes a day; use 2mg nicotine gum
  • if you smoke 25 or more cigarettes a day; use according to the following 12 week schedule:
Weeks 1 to 6 Weeks 7 to 9 Weeks 10 to 12
1 piece every 1 to 2 hours 1 piece every 2 to 4 hours 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.

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