Nicorette helps reduce withdrawal symptoms when trying to stop smoking cigarettes. When used as directed, these products relieve your cravings and help you reach your goal to quit smoking.

Nicorette Overview


Nicorette is an over the counter medication used to prevent withdrawal symptoms when trying to stop smoking cigarettes. Nicorette belongs to a group of drugs called smoking cessation aids. These help by providing nicotine to your body to decrease the withdrawal symptoms experienced when smoking is stopped and as a substitute for oral activity to reduce the urge to smoke.

This medication comes in gum and lozenge and used every 1 to 2 hours for the first 6 weeks.

Common side effects of Nicorette include dizziness, nausea and vomiting.


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