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Nicorette Inhaler
(Nicotine Polacrilex)

Formulation : Inhaler

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No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Nicorette Inhaler /Nicotine Polacrilex used for?

Nicorette Inhaler is an inhalation device which allows people to absorb nicotine through vapor. It provides low levels of nicotine so that cravings can be reduced over time. It also helps to reduce physical withdrawal symptoms.

How should Nicorette Inhaler /Nicotine Polacrilex be stored?

Nicorette Inhaler should be stored away from sunlight, heat, moisture and at room temperature.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Nicorette Inhaler/Nicotine Polacrilex ?

Use the Nicorette Inhaler only a prescribed by your doctor and suggested on your prescription. When you inhale with the Nicorette inhaler, it will release nicotine vapor which is then absorbed through the mouth and throat lining. One inhaler cartridge will have enough nicotine for roughly 20 minutes of continuous use. Once completed, dispose of the old cartridges safely away from children and pets. The Nicorette Inhaler dosage varies from individual to individual as different people require different levels of nicotine daily. Typically in the first 12 weeks, a stronger dose is required, after that the dosages will be reduced until they are no longer needed.

When should Nicorette Inhaler /Nicotine Polacrilex not be taken?

Do not use a Nicorette inhaler if you are allergic to are allergic to nicotine, menthol, ethanol, or any ingredients of the medication; have just had a heart attack; have life-threatening arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythm); have severe or worsening angina (chest pain); have recently had a stroke are non-smokers or occasional smokers; are under 18 years of age; are pregnant or breast-feeding.

What precautions should I follow when taking Nicorette Inhaler /Nicotine Polacrilex ?

Be aware that dental or problems with the mouth may affect Nicorette Inhaler use. Before using Nicorette Inhaler, tell your doctor if you have: heart disease, an irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure or chest pain; a jaw condition called TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disease; an overactive thyroid; diabetes; pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal gland); liver or kidney disease; a stomach ulcer; or asthma or chronic pulmonary disease.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Nicorette Inhaler /Nicotine Polacrilex ?

Be sure not to smoke while using Nicorette Inhaler. As soon as treatment begins, stop smoking as it can be dangerous.

When should Nicorette Inhaler /Nicotine Polacrilex not be taken?

Serious Nicorette Inhaler Side effects include (Seek Medical Attention): seizures; or chest pain or uneven heartbeats.

Less serious Nicorette Inhaler side effects include: mouth or throat soreness; dry or watering mouth; watering eyes; dizziness; belching or hiccups; stomach upset or nausea; headache; constipation; sneezing and coughing; changes in taste.

Serious allergic reactions to Nicorette Inhaler may include (Seek Medical Attention): swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat; hives; difficulty breathing.

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