Nicotine Oral Lozenge
For quitting smoking.
Dissolve the tablet completely in your mouth, and swallow the medicine as it dissolves. Do not chew or swallow the tablet whole.
Change the location of the medicine in the mouth with each dose to avoid irritation.
Do not eat or drink for 15 minutes before and while using this medicine.
Store at room temperature away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not keep in the bathroom.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
Keep using this medicine for the full number of days that it is prescribed. Do not stop the medicine even if you start to feel better.
This medicine contains sodium. If you are on a low sodium diet, consider this as part of your total sodium diet.
Do not use more than 20 doses in 24 hours.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Avoid smoking while on this medicine. Smoking may increase your risk for stroke, heart attack, blood clots, high blood pressure, and other diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
This medicine may contain aspartame (phenylalanine). Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you have a medical condition that requires you to limit or avoid this ingredient.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- mouth sores or irritation
- sore throat
- stomach upset or abdominal pain
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- chest pain
- swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
- numbness or tingling in hands and feet
- severe or persistent headache
- fast or irregular heart beats
- mood changes
- slurred speech
- weakness on one side of the body
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
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