Nicorette Cools Icy Mint 2mg Nicotine 4 Pack – 80 Lozenges

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What are Nicorette Cools Icy Mint Lozenges?

These Nicorette Lozenges are a treatment that works to help reduce cravings associated with smoking. These lozenges contain nicotine that helps to ease cravings caused by it. This form of treatment is known as Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). NRT is a treatment that helps to reduce cravings by giving a reduced amount of nicotine compared to a cigarette. Besides being a form of NRT, these lozenges can be also used as a substitute for a cigarette when a cigarette cannot be used.


What caused nicotine addiction?

Nicotine addiction is caused by smoking cigarettes and inhaling tobacco. The tobacco gets into the lungs, where the nicotine in the tobacco goes to the brain. At the brain, the nicotine causes the production of a neurotransmitter that improves the mood and gives off the feeling of pleasure. This over time is what causes addiction, as the body craves the dopamine and the feelings associated with it. Addiction to nicotine can also be made worse by triggers in behaviours or actions and knowing what these are can help when it comes to quitting smoking.


Who are these Nicorette Lozenges suitable for?

These lozenges are suitable to be used by adults and children aged 12 and over. They should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients that are contained in the lozenges. If any of the following applies to you, you should not use these lozenges and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist first:

  • Are in the hospital because of heart disease
  • Have a stomach ulcer
  • Have kidney or liver disease
  • Have long-term throat disease
  • Have an overactive thyroid gland
  • Are diabetic

You should also seek advice before using if you are using any other form of medication.


Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use these lozenges?

These lozenges can be used by someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding, though any attempt to quit smoking should be done without any form of NRT first. If this does not work, then consult a medical professional on what form of NRT to use.


How should Nicorette Cools Icy Mint Lozenges be used?

These lozenges are used by placing into the mouth and then allowing them to dissolve completely. Do not chew or swallow them. To use, place a single lozenge into the mouth. The number that should be used is dependent on the number of cigarettes that you smoke. Use a lozenge when you get cravings for nicotine. Use between 8-12 lozenges a day, and no more than 15. These 2mg lozenges are suitable for people who smoke 20 cigarettes or less a day. Anyone who smokes more than 20 should use the 4mg lozenges.


Are there any side effects?

Like with many types of medication, there is the potential of side effects. There is a chance that you may experience side effects as a result of nicotine withdrawals. These side effects include:

  • Irritability
  • Feeling low
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness
  • A lack of concentration
  • Weight gain
  • Cravings
  • Sleeping problems
  • Lower heart rate

There is also the chance of side effects as a result of too much nicotine. The side effects of this include:

  • Feeling faint
  • Nausea
  • A headache

Of course, there is a chance that you will experience side effects using these lozenges. These potential side effects include:

  • A headache
  • A cough
  • Throat irritation
  • Nausea
  • A sore and inflamed mouth
  • Hiccups
  • Allergic reactions
  • Burning sensation
  • Dizziness
  • A loss of taste
  • Tingling and numbness in the hands or feet
  • A blocked nose
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Indigestion
  • Excessive gas or wind
  • Increased amounts of saliva
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Abnormal dreams
  • Sudden reddening in the face or neck
  • High blood pressure
  • Wheezing or shortness of breath
  • Voice loss
  • Sneezing
  • Tightness in the throat
  • Belching
  • Swollen and red tongue
  • Mouth ulcers or blisters
  • Numbness or tingling in the mouth
  • Hives
  • Sweating
  • Itching
  • A rash
  • Jaw pain
  • Unusual weakness
  • Chest pain
  • Feeling unwell
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Decreased feeling in the mouth
  • The feeling of wanting to be sick
  • Blurred vision
  • Redness in the skin

If you notice any side effect, stop using and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.


More Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


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Active Ingredients

  • Nicotine

Product Data

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Active Ingredient(s)
80 Lozenges

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