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CVS Health Nicotine Polacrilex Gum 2mg, Cool Coated

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CVS Health Nicotine Polacrilex Gum 2mg, Cool Coated
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CVS Health Nicotine Polacrilex Gum 2mg, Cool Coated
160 CT, .67 lbs. Item # 456116
  • CVS Health pharmacist recommended
  • For those who smoke their first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up
  • If you smoke your first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up, use nicotine polacrilex gum USP, 4mg
  • Cool coated mint-flavored gum
  • Smoking cessation aid

If you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up, use CVS Health Nicotine Polacrilex Gum 2mg, Cool Coated Mint to help you quit. This delicious gum features a cool mint coating so it's pleasant to chew. In order to be successful when you quit smoking, you must be motivated and use this gum regularly. Chew at least nine pieces of gum every day during the first six weeks, and stop smoking before you begin chewing it.

You can increase your chances of success if you use this product for a full 12 weeks. Be sure to use it with a support program as directed in the included user's guide. Getting both physical and mental support will ensure that you can quit for good. Peel off the backing of the product starting at the corner with a loose edge. Begin chewing the gum until you feel a tingling sensation, then place the gum between your cheek and gums. Chew one piece every one to two hours for the first six weeks.

This product must be used exactly as directed to get the correct results. Once you chew it and notice the tingle is gone, replace it with a new piece and chew again until the tingling feeling returns. This gum will deliver a safe amount of nicotine into your bloodstream to help you decrease the feeling of nicotine withdrawal. Make sure you do not eat or drink anything for at least 15 minutes before chewing the gum and do not eat or drink while chewing it. With regular use, you'll see your withdrawal symptoms decrease and your urge to smoke disappear.

Ingredients

Active Ingredient: Nicotine Polacrilex (2mg) (Nicotine). Inactive Ingredients: Acacia, Acesulfame Potassium, Carnauba Wax, Flavors, Gum Base, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Magnesium Oxide, Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Carbonate, Talc, Titanium Dioxide and Xylitol.

Directions
  • 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 your first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up, use 4mg nicotine gum
  • If you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up, use 2mg nicotine gum, according to the following 12 weeks schedule: Weeks 1 to 6: 1 Piece every 1- to 2-hour; weeks 7 to 9: 1 Piece every 2- to 4-hour; weeks 10 to 12: 1 Piece every 4- to 8-hour
  • 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

Warnings

Blister packaged for your protection. Do not use if individual seals are open or torn. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Pieces of nicotine gum may have enough nicotine to make children and pets sick. Wrap used pieces of gum in paper and throw away in the trash. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Do not use if you continue to smoke, chew tobacco, use snuff or use a nicotine patch or other nicotine containing products.

Ask a doctor before use if:

  • You have a sodium-restricted diet; heart disease, recent heart attack or irregular heartbeat. Nicotine can increase your heart rate
  • High blood pressure not controlled with medication. Nicotine can increase blood pressure
  • Stomach ulcer or diabetes

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are:

  • Using a non-nicotine stop smoking drug
  • Taking prescription medicine for depression or asthma. Your prescription dose may need to be adjusted

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • Mouth, teeth, or jaw problems occur
  • Irregular heartbeat or palpitations occur
  • You get symptoms of nicotine overdose such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, weakness and rapid heartbeat

Pregnancy/breast-feeding warning: If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, only use this medicine on the advice of your healthcare 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.

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