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Nicorette White Ice Dosage

Generic name: nicotine polacrilex
Dosage form: gum, chewing

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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.

 

TO INCREASE YOUR SUCCESS IN QUITTING:

  1. You must be motivated to quit.
  2. Use Enough – Chew at least 9 pieces of Nicorette per day during the first six weeks.
  3. Use Long Enough – Use Nicorette for the full 12 weeks.
  4. Use with a support program as directed in the enclosed User’s Guide.

For more information and for a FREE individualized stop smoking program, please visit www.Nicorette.com or see inside for more details.

Free Audio CD upon request. See inside.

To remove the gum, tear off single unit.

Push gum through foil.

Peel off backing, starting at corner with loose edge.

  • not for sale to those under 18 years of age
  • proof of age required
  • not for sale in vending machines or from any source where proof of age cannot be verified.

This product is protected in sealed blisters. Do not use if individual blisters or printed backings are broken, open, or torn.

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