Quitting smoking is definitely a challenge, but CVS Health Sugar-Free Nicotine Gum 2 mg Coated FruitWave can make the process easier by helping to eliminate the effects of nicotine withdrawal. This delicious gum has a pleasing fruit flavored coating that makes quitting smoking pleasant and simple. Chew this gum if you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up. Before chewing this gum, be sure to read the enclosed user's guide for complete directions and other essential information.
Stop smoking completely before you use this gum. Chew one piece every one to two hours for the first six weeks, then chew one piece every two to four hours for weeks seven through nine. Your chances of success will increase if you chew this product for the entire recommended 12-week period. Do not eat or drink at least 15 minutes before chewing the gum, and do not eat or drink while chewing it. This product contains nicotine that will help reduce the feelings of withdrawal.
When you chew the gum, you'll notice a slight tingling sensation. Place the product between your teeth and gums and then chew it again when the tingling subsides. As soon as the gum no longer produces a tingling feeling, open the package and chew a new piece. You should chew at least nine pieces of this gum every day for at least the first six weeks for successful results.
Active Ingredient (in Each Chewing Piece): Nicotine Polacrilex (Equal to 2 mg Nicotine). Inactive Ingredients: Acesulfame Potassium, Calcium Carbonate, Carnauba Wax, Flavors, Gelatin, Gum Base, Mannitol, Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Carbonate, Sorbitol, Talc, Titanium Dioxide, Xylitol.
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 your first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up, use nicotine polacrilex gum, 4 mg. If you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up, use nicotine gum, 2 mg, according to the following 12 week schedule. Weeks 1 to 6: 1 piece every 1 to 2 hours. Weeks 7 to 9: 1 piece every 2 to 4 hours. Weeks 10 to 12: 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. Store at 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C). Protect from light. To increase your success in quitting. 1. You must be motivated to quit. 2. Use enough - chew at least 9 pieces of Nicotine Polacrilex gum per day during the first six weeks. 3. Use long enough - use Nicotine Polacrilex gum for the full 12 weeks. 4. Use with a support program as directed in the enclosed user's guide. To remove the gum, tear off single unit. Peel off backing starting at corner with loose edge. Push gum through foil.
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. 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. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Pieces of nicotine gum may contain enough nicotine to make children and pets sick. Wrap used pieces of gum in paper and throw away in trash. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Not for sale to those under age 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.