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Nicorette White Ice Dosage

Generic name: NICOTINE 2mg
Dosage form: gum, chewing
Drug class: Smoking cessation agents

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 16, 2020.

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 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

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. If you feel you need to use the gum for a longer period to keep from smoking, talk to your health care provider.
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

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. If you feel you need to use the gum for a longer period to keep from smoking, talk to your health care provider

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