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Nicotine

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Nicotine (nicotine systemic) is a member of the drug class smoking cessation agents and is used to treat Smoking Cessation.

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UK matches:

Scheme

BAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N07BA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000054-11-5

Chemical Formula

C10-H14-N2

Molecular Weight

162

Therapeutic Category

Aid to smoking cessation

Chemical Name

Pyridine, 3-(1-metyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)-, (S)-

Foreign Names

  • Nicotinum (Latin)
  • Nicotin (German)
  • Nicotine (French)

Generic Names

  • Nicotine (OS: BAN)
  • Nicotin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nicotine (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Nicotinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nicotin Beta-Cyclodextrin (IS)
  • Nicotin beta-cyclodextrin complex (IS)
  • Nicotina beta-ciclodestrina (IS)
  • Nicotine bêta-cyclodextrine (IS)
  • Nicotine Bitartrate (OS: USAN)
  • Nicotine Ditartrate (OS: BANM)
  • Nicotinditartrat-Dihydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nicotine (ditartrate de) dihydaté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nicotine ditartrate dihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nicotine Ditartrate Dihydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Nicotini ditartras dihydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nicotine Polacrilex (OS: USAN)
  • Nicotine Resinate (OS: BANM)
  • Nicotin-Polacrillin (IS)
  • Nicotine Polacrilex (PH: USP 38)
  • Nicotine Resinate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Nicotine resinate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nicotini resinas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Ao Fei Ni
    Jiashi Daheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Boots NicAssist
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • DA Nicotine
    DA, Netherlands
  • Etos Nicotine
    Etos, Netherlands
  • Exmo
    Actavis, Malta; Actavis Group, Poland
  • Habitrol
    Novartis Consumer Health, Canada; Novartis Consumer Health, New Zealand; Novartis Consumer Health, United States
  • Leidapharm Nicotine
    Leidapharm, Netherlands
  • Niccorex
    US Pharmacia, Poland
  • Nico
    Apotex, Poland
  • NicoDerm
    McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Canada
  • NicoDerm CQ
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United States
  • Nicomild
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Nico-Net
    SRS Pharmaceuticals, Georgia
  • Nicopass
    Pierre Fabre, Lithuania; Pierre Fabre, Poland; Pierre Fabre, Tunisia
  • Nicopatch
    Oriola, Finland; Pierre Fabre, Greece; Pierre Fabre, Poland; Pierre Fabre, Portugal; Pierre Fabre, Tunisia; Pierre Fabre Médicament, France
  • Nicorette
    Farmagon, Norway; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Johnson & Johnson, Argentina; Johnson & Johnson, Austria; Johnson & Johnson, Belgium; Johnson & Johnson, China; Johnson & Johnson, Colombia; Johnson & Johnson, Finland; Johnson & Johnson, France; Johnson & Johnson, Greece; Johnson & Johnson, Hong Kong; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Johnson & Johnson, Italy; Johnson & Johnson, Lebanon; Johnson & Johnson, Malaysia; Johnson & Johnson, New Zealand; Johnson & Johnson, Portugal; Johnson & Johnson, Russian Federation; Johnson & Johnson, Singapore; Johnson & Johnson, Slovakia; Johnson & Johnson, Turkey; Johnson & Johnson, Venezuela; Johnson & Johnson, South Africa; Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Netherlands; LTS Lohmann, Bulgaria; McNeil, Czech Republic; McNeil, Estonia; McNeil, Georgia; McNeil, Hungary; McNeil, Ireland; McNeil, Israel; McNeil, Malta; McNeil, Norway; McNeil, Poland; McNeil, Romania; McNeil, Serbia; McNeil, Sweden; McNeil, Slovenia; McNeil AB, Latvia; McNeil Aps, Iceland; McNeil CH, Germany; McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Canada; McNeil Products, United Kingdom
  • Nicorette Classic
    Johnson & Johnson, Lebanon
  • Nicorette Invisi
    Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; McNeil Products, United Kingdom
  • Nicorette Invisipatch
    LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG, Serbia
  • Nicorette Novum
    McNeil, Sweden
  • Nicorette Step1
    Mcneil, Egypt
  • Nicorette Step2
    Mcneil, Egypt
  • Nicorette Step3
    Mcneil, Egypt
  • NICORETTESKIN
    Johnson & Johnson, France
  • Nicorettespray
    Johnson & Johnson, France
  • Nicorol
    Gelmedic, Netherlands
  • Nicotina Actavis
    Actavis, Portugal
  • Nicotine MAE
    MAE, Netherlands
  • Nicotine Perrigo
    Wrafton Laboratories, Poland
  • Nicotinell
    GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; Novartis, Argentina; Novartis, Bulgaria; Novartis, China; Novartis, Estonia; Novartis, Finland; Novartis, Greece; Novartis, Iceland; Novartis, South Korea; Novartis, Lebanon; Novartis, Lithuania; Novartis, Norway; Novartis, Sweden; Novartis, Thailand; Novartis, Tunisia; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, Taiwan; Novartis Biosciences, Peru; Novartis Consumer Health, Belgium; Novartis Consumer Health, Switzerland; Novartis Consumer Health, Germany; Novartis Consumer Health, United Kingdom; Novartis Consumer Health, Hong Kong; Novartis Consumer Health, Hungary; Novartis Consumer Health, Israel; Novartis Consumer Health, Netherlands; Novartis Consumer Health, Peru; Novartis Consumer Health - Gebro, Austria; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines
  • Nicotinell TTS
    Novartis, Chile; Novartis, Japan; Novartis, South Korea; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, Taiwan; Novartis Consumer Health, Ireland; Novartis Consumer Health - Gebro, Austria
  • Nicotrol
    Pharmacia & Upjohn, United States
  • Niquitin
    Catalent, Georgia; Catalent, Serbia; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Estonia; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Tunisia; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United Kingdom; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline Santé Grand Public, France; GSK, Belgium; GSK, Turkey; Omega Pharma, Netherlands
  • Niquitin Clear
    GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United Kingdom; Omega Pharma, Portugal
  • NiQuitin Clear
    Famar S.A., Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Austria; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Sweden
  • NiQuitin CQ
    Alza, China
  • Niquitinclear
    GlaxoSmithKline, Tunisia
  • Niux
    Cassara, Argentina
  • Quit
    Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Smokfree Nicotine TDDS
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Zonnic
    Niconovum, Denmark; Niconovum, Sweden
  • Boots NicAssist
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Exagen (veterinary use)
    Professional Veterinary Distributors, New Zealand
  • Nicorette
    Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Johnson & Johnson, Belgium; Johnson & Johnson, Finland; Johnson & Johnson, France; Johnson & Johnson, Greece; Johnson & Johnson, Russian Federation; Johnson & Johnson, Venezuela; Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Netherlands; McNeil, Germany; McNeil, Sweden
  • Boots NicAssist
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Habitrol
    Novartis Consumer Health, New Zealand
  • Nicorette
    Johnson & Johnson, Finland; Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Netherlands; McNeil, Spain; McNeil Aps, Iceland
  • Nicotinell
    Novartis, Finland; Novartis, Iceland; Novartis, South Korea; Novartis, Sweden; Novartis Consumer Health, Switzerland; Novartis Consumer Health, Germany; Novartis Consumer Health, Spain; Novartis Consumer Health, United Kingdom; Novartis Consumer Health, Hungary; Novartis Consumer Health, Ireland; Novartis Consumer Health, Netherlands; Novartis Consumer Health - Gebro, Austria; Novartis Santé Familiale, France
  • Boots NicAssist
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Commit
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United States
  • Exmo
    Actavis, Netherlands
  • Habitrol
    Novartis Consumer Health, New Zealand
  • Kruidvat nicotine
    MAE, Netherlands
  • Nicogum
    Cipla, India
  • Nicopass
    Oriola, Finland; Pierre Fabre, Germany; Pierre Fabre, Greece; Pierre Fabre, Portugal; Pierre Fabre Médicament, France
  • Nicorelief
    Major, United States
  • Nicorette
    Farmagon, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United States; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Greece; Johnson & Johnson, Austria; Johnson & Johnson, Belgium; Johnson & Johnson, Finland; Johnson & Johnson, France; Johnson & Johnson, Greece; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Johnson & Johnson, Italy; Johnson & Johnson, New Zealand; Johnson & Johnson, Portugal; Johnson & Johnson, Taiwan; Johnson & Johnson, Venezuela; Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Netherlands; Johnson&Johnson Personal Care Chile, Chile; McNeil, Bulgaria; McNeil, Czech Republic; McNeil, Denmark; McNeil, Estonia; McNeil, Spain; McNeil, Hungary; McNeil, Ireland; McNeil, Lithuania; McNeil, Malta; McNeil, Norway; McNeil, Sweden; McNeil Aps, Iceland; McNeil CH, Germany; McNeil Products, United Kingdom
  • Nicoretteicy
    Johnson & Johnson, Italy
  • Nicostop-Mepha
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland
  • Nicotine EG
    EG Labo, France
  • Nicotine Wrafton
    Wrafton, Netherlands
  • Nicotinell
    GlaxoSmithKline, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline Laboratoire Pharmaceutique, France; Novartis, Denmark; Novartis, Iceland; Novartis, Sweden; Novartis Consumer Health, Belgium; Novartis Consumer Health, Switzerland; Novartis Consumer Health, Germany; Novartis Consumer Health, Spain; Novartis Consumer Health, United Kingdom; Novartis Consumer Health, Hong Kong; Novartis Consumer Health, Ireland; Novartis Consumer Health - Gebro, Austria
  • Nicotrol
    Johnson & Johnson, New Zealand
  • Nicovel
    Orifarm Generics, Denmark; Orifarm Generics, Sweden
  • Nikotin
    Apofri, Sweden
  • Niqero
    Stasisport, Netherlands
  • Niquitin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Estonia; GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Malta; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United Kingdom; GlaxoSmithKline Santé Grand Public, France; GSK, Belgium; Omega Pharma, Netherlands
  • NiQuitin
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Sweden
  • NiQuitin CQ
    GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland
  • NiQuitin Mini
    GlaxoSmithKline, Estonia; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Austria
  • Niquitinminis
    GlaxoSmithKline Santé Grand Public, France
  • Thrive
    Novartis, United States; Novartis Consumer Health, Canada

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TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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