Nicotine

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What are you taking Nicotine for?

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  • Other
  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • Substance Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

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Uses of Nicotine

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Nicotine is used in the treatment of:

  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Nicotine is used in the prevention of:

  • Substance Withdrawal Syndrome

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Nicotine Brand Names

Nicotine may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Nicotine Drug Class

Nicotine is part of the drug class:

Nicotine Interactions

This is not a complete list of Nicotinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Nicotine and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Nicotine falls into category D:

It has been shown that use of Nicotine in pregnant women caused some babies to be born with problems. However, in some serious situations, the benefit of using this medication may be greater than the risk of harm to the baby.

Nicotine Dosage

Take nicotine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Nicotine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Nicotine is available in the following doses:

  • Nicotine 10 Mg Inhalation Device
  • Nicotine 10 Mg/16 Hr Transdermal Film, Extended Release
  • Nicotine 10 Mg/ml Nasal Spray
  • Nicotine 11 Mg/24 Hr Transdermal Film, Extended Release
  • Nicotine 14 Mg/24 Hr Transdermal Film, Extended Release
  • Nicotine 15 Mg/16 Hr Transdermal Film, Extended Release
  • Nicotine 2 Mg Oral Transmucosal Gum
  • Nicotine 2 Mg Oral Transmucosal Lozenge
  • Nicotine 21 Mg-14 Mg-7 Mg Transdermal Film, Extended Release
  • Nicotine 21 Mg/24 Hr Transdermal Film, Extended Release
  • Nicotine 22 Mg/24 Hr Transdermal Film, Extended Release
  • Nicotine 4 Mg Oral Transmucosal Gum
  • Nicotine 4 Mg Oral Transmucosal Lozenge
  • Nicotine 5 Mg/16 Hr Transdermal Film, Extended Release
  • Nicotine 7 Mg/24 Hr Transdermal Film, Extended Release
  • Nicotine Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Nicotine is available in the following forms:

  • Chewing Gum
  • Inhalant Solution
  • Lozenge
  • Metered Dose Inhaler
  • Nasal Inhaler
  • Sublingual Tablet