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NICODERM CQ

Medically reviewed on May 2, 2018

Dosage form: patch, extended release
Ingredients: NICOTINE 21mg in 24h
Labeler: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC
NDC Code: 0135-0194

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each patch)(clear)

Nicotine, 21 mg delivered over 24 hours

Active ingredient (in each patch)(clear)

Nicotine, 14 mg delivered over 24 hours

Active ingredient (in each patch)(clear)

Nicotine, 7 mg delivered over 24 hours

Active ingredient (in each patch)(opaque)

Nicotine, 21 mg delivered over 24 hours

Purpose

Stop smoking aid

Uses

reduces withdrawal symptoms, including nicotine craving, associated with quitting smoking

Warnings

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, only use this medicine on the advice of your health care provider.

Smoking can seriously harm your child. Try to stop smoking without using any nicotine replacement medicine. This medicine is believed to be safer than smoking. However, the risks to your child from this medicine are not fully known.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
heart disease, recent heart attack, or irregular heartbeat. Nicotine can increase your heart rate.
high blood pressure not controlled with medication. Nicotine can increase your blood pressure.
an allergy to adhesive tape or have skin problems because you are more likely to get rashes

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
using a non-nicotine stop smoking drug
taking a prescription medicine for depression or asthma. Your prescription dose may need to be adjusted.

When using this product
if you have vivid dreams or other sleep disturbances remove this patch at bedtime

Stop use and ask a doctor if
skin redness caused by the patch does not go away after four days, or if your skin swells, or you get a rash
irregular heartbeat or palpitations occur
you get symptoms of nicotine overdose such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, weakness and rapid heartbeat

Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Used patches have enough nicotine to poison children and pets. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Dispose of the used patches by folding sticky ends together. Replace in pouch and discard.

Directions (Clear)
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 information
begin using the patch on your quit day
if you smoke more than 10 cigarettes per day, use according to the following 10-week schedule:

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

Use one 21 mg patch/day

Use one 14 mg patch/day

Use one 7 mg patch/day

Weeks 1-6

Weeks 7-8

Weeks 9-10

if you smoke 10 or less cigarettes per day, do not use STEP 1 (21 mg). Start with STEP 2 (14 mg) for 6 weeks, then STEP 3 (7 mg) for 2 weeks and then stop.
steps 2 and 3 allow you to gradually reduce your level of nicotine. Completing the full program will increase your chances of quitting successfully.
apply one new patch every 24 hours on skin that is dry, clean and hairless. Save pouch for disposing of the patch after use.
remove backing from patch and immediately press onto skin. Hold for 10 seconds.
wash hands after applying or removing patch. Throw away the patch by folding sticky ends together. Replace in its pouch and discard. See enclosed User's Guide for safety and handling.
you may wear the patch for 16 or 24 hours
if you crave cigarettes when you wake up, wear the patch for 24 hours
if you have vivid dreams or other sleep disturbances, you may remove the patch at bedtime and apply a new one in the morning
the used patch should be removed and a new one applied to a different skin site at the same time each day
do not wear more than one patch at a time
do not cut patch in half or into smaller pieces
do not leave patch on for more than 24 hours because it may irritate your skin and loses strength after 24 hours
it is important to complete treatment. If you feel you need to use the patch for a longer period to keep from smoking, talk to your health care provider.

Directions (Opaque)
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 information
stop smoking completely when you begin using the patch
if you smoke more than 10 cigarettes per day, use according to the follow 10 week schedule:

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

Use one 21 mg patch/day

Use one 14 mg patch/day

Use one 7 mg patch/day

Weeks 1-6

Weeks 7-8

Weeks 9-10

if you smoke 10 or less cigarettes per day, do not use STEP 1 (21 mg). Start with STEP 2 (14 mg) for 6 weeks, then STEP 3 (7 mg) for 2 weeks and then stop.
steps 2 and 3 allow you to gradually reduce your level of nicotine. Completing the full program will increase your chances of quitting successfully.
apply one new patch every 24 hours on skin that is dry, clean and hairless. Save pouch for disposing of the patch after use.
remove backing from patch and immediately press onto skin. Hold for 10 seconds.
wash hands after applying or removing patch. Throw away the patch by folding sticky ends together. Replace in its pouch and discard. See enclosed User's Guide for safety and handling.
you may wear the patch for 16 or 24 hours
if you crave cigarettes when you wake up, wear the patch for 24 hours
if you have vivid dreams or other sleep disturbances, you may remove the patch at bedtime and apply a new one in the morning
to avoid possible burns, remove patch before undergoing any MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) procedures
the used patch should be removed and a new one applied to a different skin site at the same time each day
do not wear more than one patch at a time
do not cut patch in half or into smaller pieces
do not leave patch on for more than 24 hours because it may irritate your skin and loses strength after 24 hours
it is important to complete treatment. If you feel you need to use the patch for a longer period to keep from smoking, talk to your health care provider.

Other information
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive ingredients (Clear)

ethylene vinyl acetate-copolymer, polyisobutylene and high density polyethylene between clear polyester backings

Inactive ingredients (Opaque)

ethylene vinyl acetate-copolymer, polyisobutylene and high density polyethylene between pigmented and clear polyester backings

Questions or comments?

call toll-free 1-800-834-5895 (English/Spanish) weekdays (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET)

Principal Display Panel

NDC 0135-0194-02

NicoDerm®

CQ®

Nicotine Transdermal System 21 mg Delivered over 24 Hours

STOP SMOKING AID

CLEAR PATCH

EXTENDED RELEASE 24 HOURS

SMARTCONTROL® TECHNOLOGY

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR USE

- Keep Using if You Slip Up and Have a Cigarette

- Use Beyond 10 Weeks if Needed to Quit

STEP 1

IF YOU SMOKE MORE THAN 10 CIGARETTES A DAY, START WITH STEP 1

10 OR LESS CIGARETTES A DAY, START WITH STEP 2

ACTUAL SIZE

14 clear patches (2-week kit)

What is the NicoDerm® CQ® Patch and How is it Used?

NicoDerm®CQ® is a small, nicotine-containing patch. When you put on a NicoDerm® CQ® patch, nicotine passes through the skin and into your body. NicoDerm®CQ® is very thin and uses special material to control how fast nicotine passes through the skin. Unlike the sudden jolts of nicotine delivered by cigarettes, the amount of nicotine you receive remains relatively smooth throughout the 16 or 24 hour period you wear the NicoDerm®CQ® patch. This helps to reduce cravings you may have for nicotine.

READ THE LABEL

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.

NICODERM, NICODERM BURST DESIGN, CQ, COMMITTED QUITTERS, MAN ON STEP Device, SMARTCONTROL are trademarks owned by or licensed to the GSK group of companies.

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

U.S. Patent No. 7,622,136

8,075,911

Read carton and enclosed User's Guide before using this product. Keep this carton and User's Guide. They contain important information

Includes Committed Quitters® Program enrollment offer and User's Guide.

TO INCREASE YOUR SUCCESS IN QUITTING:

1. You must be motivated to quit.

2. Complete the full treatment program, applying a new patch every day.

3. Use with a support program as described in the enclosed User's Guide.

For your family's protection, NicoDerm®CQ® patches are supplied in child resistant pouches. Do not use if individual pouch is open or torn.

Manufactured by ALZA Corporation,

Vacaville, CA 95688 for

GlaxoSmithKline

Consumer Healthcare, L.P.

Moon Township, PA 15108

©2014 GSK

102839XB

Principal Display Panel

NDC 0135-0195-02

NicoDerm®

CQ®

Nicotine Transdermal System 14 mg Delivered over 24 Hours

STOP SMOKING AID

CLEAR PATCH

EXTENDED RELEASE 24 HOURS

SMARTCONTROL® TECHNOLOGY

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR USE

- Keep Using if You Slip Up and Have a Cigarette

- Use Beyond 10 Weeks if Needed to Quit

STEP 2

IF YOU SMOKE 10 OR LESS CIGARETTES A DAY, START WITH STEP 2

MORE THAN 10 CIGARETTES A DAY, START WITH STEP 1

ACTUAL SIZE

14 clear patches (2-week kit)

What is the NicoDerm® CQ® Patch and How is it Used?

NicoDerm®CQ® is a small, nicotine-containing patch. When you put on a NicoDerm® CQ® patch, nicotine passes through the skin and into your body. NicoDerm®CQ® is very thin and uses special material to control how fast nicotine passes through the skin. Unlike the sudden jolts of nicotine delivered by cigarettes, the amount of nicotine you receive remains relatively smooth throughout the 16 or 24 hour period you wear the NicoDerm®CQ® patch. This helps to reduce cravings you may have for nicotine.

READ THE LABEL

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.

NICODERM, NICODERM BURST DESIGN, CQ, COMMITTED QUITTERS, MAN ON STEP Device, SMARTCONTROL are trademarks owned by or licensed to the GSK group of companies.

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

U.S. Patent No. 7,622,136

8,075,911

Read carton and enclosed User's Guide before using this product. Keep this carton and User's Guide. They contain important information

Includes Committed Quitters® Program enrollment offer and User's Guide.

TO INCREASE YOUR SUCCESS IN QUITTING:

1. You must be motivated to quit.

2. Complete the full treatment program, applying a new patch every day.

3. Use with a support program as described in the enclosed User's Guide.

For your family's protection, NicoDerm®CQ® patches are supplied in child resistant pouches. Do not use if individual pouch is open or torn.

Manufactured by ALZA Corporation,

Vacaville, CA 95688 for

GlaxoSmithKline

Consumer Healthcare, L.P.

Moon Township, PA 15108

©2014 GSK

102843XC

Principal Display Panel

NDC 0135-0196-02

NicoDerm®

CQ®

Nicotine Transdermal System 7 mg Delivered over 24 Hours

STOP SMOKING AID

CLEAR PATCH

EXTENDED RELEASE 24 HOURS

SMARTCONTROL® TECHNOLOGY

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR USE

- Keep Using if You Slip Up and Have a Cigarette

- Use Beyond 10 Weeks if Needed to Quit

STEP 3

FOR USE AFTER COMPLETING STEP 2

ACTUAL SIZE

14 clear patches (2-week kit)

What is the NicoDerm® CQ® Patch and How is it Used?

NicoDerm®CQ® is a small, nicotine-containing patch. When you put on a NicoDerm® CQ® patch, nicotine passes through the skin and into your body. NicoDerm®CQ® is very thin and uses special material to control how fast nicotine passes through the skin. Unlike the sudden jolts of nicotine delivered by cigarettes, the amount of nicotine you receive remains relatively smooth throughout the 16 or 24 hour period you wear the NicoDerm®CQ® patch. This helps to reduce cravings you may have for nicotine.

READ THE LABEL

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.

NICODERM, NICODERM BURST DESIGN, CQ, COMMITTED QUITTERS, MAN ON STEP Device, SMARTCONTROL are trademarks owned by or licensed to the GSK group of companies.

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

U.S. Patent No. 7,622,136

8,075,911

Read carton and enclosed User's Guide before using this product. Keep this carton and User's Guide. They contain important information

Includes Committed Quitters® Program enrollment offer and User's Guide.

TO INCREASE YOUR SUCCESS IN QUITTING:

1. You must be motivated to quit.

2. Complete the full treatment program, applying a new patch every day.

3. Use with a support program as described in the enclosed User's Guide.

For your family's protection, NicoDerm®CQ® patches are supplied in child resistant pouches. Do not use if individual pouch is open or torn.

Manufactured by ALZA Corporation,

Vacaville, CA 95688 for

GlaxoSmithKline

Consumer Healthcare, L.P.

Moon Township, PA 15108

©2014 GSK

102844XC

Principal Display Panel

NDC 0135-0145-02

NicoDerm®

CQ®

Nicotine Transdermal System 21 mg Delivered over 24 Hours

STOP SMOKING AID

OPAQUE PATCH

EXTENDED RELEASE 24 HOURS

SMARTCONTROL® TECHNOLOGY

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR USE

- Keep Using if You Slip Up and Have a Cigarette

- Use Beyond 10 Weeks if Needed to Quit

STEP 1

IF YOU SMOKE MORE THAN 10 CIGARETTES A DAY, START WITH STEP 1

10 OR LESS CIGARETTES A DAY, START WITH STEP 2

ACTUAL SIZE

14 clear patches (2-week kit)

What is the NicoDerm® CQ® Patch and How is it Used?

NicoDerm®CQ® is a small, nicotine-containing patch. When you put on a NicoDerm® CQ® patch, nicotine passes through the skin and into your body. NicoDerm®CQ® is very thin and uses special material to control how fast nicotine passes through the skin. Unlike the sudden jolts of nicotine delivered by cigarettes, the amount of nicotine you receive remains relatively smooth throughout the 16 or 24 hour period you wear the NicoDerm®CQ® patch. This helps to reduce cravings you may have for nicotine.

READ THE LABEL

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.

NICODERM, NICODERM BURST DESIGN, CQ, COMMITTED QUITTERS, MAN ON STEP Device, SMARTCONTROL are trademarks owned by or licensed to the GSK group of companies.

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

U.S. Patent No. 7,622,136

8,075,911

Read carton and enclosed User's Guide before using this product. Keep this carton and User's Guide. They contain important information

Includes Committed Quitters® Program enrollment offer and User's Guide.

TO INCREASE YOUR SUCCESS IN QUITTING:

1. You must be motivated to quit.

2. Complete the full treatment program, applying a new patch every day.

3. Use with a support program as described in the enclosed User's Guide.

For your family's protection, NicoDerm®CQ® patches are supplied in child resistant pouches. Do not use if individual pouch is open or torn.

Manufactured by ALZA Corporation,

Vacaville, CA 95688 for

GlaxoSmithKline

Consumer Healthcare, L.P.

Moon Township, PA 15108

©2014 GSK

102838XB

NICODERM  CQ
nicotine patch, extended release
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0135-0194
Route of AdministrationTRANSDERMALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
NICOTINE (NICOTINE) NICOTINE21 mg  in 24 h
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ETHYLENE-VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER (40% VINYL ACETATE) 
HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0135-0194-017 PATCH in 1 CARTON
124 h in 1 PATCH
2NDC:0135-0194-0214 PATCH in 1 CARTON
224 h in 1 PATCH
3NDC:0135-0194-031 CARTON in 1 PACKAGE
321 PATCH in 1 CARTON
324 h in 1 PATCH
4NDC:0135-0194-0514 PATCH in 1 CARTON
4NDC:0135-0194-0824 h in 1 PATCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02016505/12/2011
NICODERM  CQ
nicotine patch, extended release
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0135-0195
Route of AdministrationTRANSDERMALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
NICOTINE (NICOTINE) NICOTINE14 mg  in 24 h
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ETHYLENE-VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER (40% VINYL ACETATE) 
HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0135-0195-0214 PATCH in 1 CARTON
124 h in 1 PATCH
2NDC:0135-0195-031 CARTON in 1 PACKAGE
221 PATCH in 1 CARTON
224 h in 1 PATCH
3NDC:0135-0195-0514 PATCH in 1 CARTON
3NDC:0135-0195-0824 h in 1 PATCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02016505/12/2011
NICODERM  CQ
nicotine patch, extended release
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0135-0196
Route of AdministrationTRANSDERMALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
NICOTINE (NICOTINE) NICOTINE7 mg  in 24 h
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ETHYLENE-VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER (40% VINYL ACETATE) 
HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0135-0196-0214 PATCH in 1 CARTON
124 h in 1 PATCH
2NDC:0135-0196-0514 PATCH in 1 CARTON
2NDC:0135-0196-0824 h in 1 PATCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02016505/12/2011
NICODERM  CQ
nicotine patch, extended release
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0135-0145
Route of AdministrationTRANSDERMALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
NICOTINE (NICOTINE) NICOTINE21 mg  in 24 h
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ETHYLENE-VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER (40% VINYL ACETATE) 
HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITE (Opaque) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0135-0145-0214 PATCH in 1 CARTON
124 h in 1 PATCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02016505/12/2011
Labeler - GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC (079944263)

 
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC

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