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Nicorette Freshmint Sugar-Free 4mg Nicotine – 25 Pieces

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Nicorette Freshmint Sugar-Free 4mg Nicotine – 25 Pieces

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What is Nicorette Freshmint Sugar-Free 4mg Nicotine?

This Nicorette treatment comes in the form of gum that helps those who wish to quit smoking. It can also be used by smokers as an alternative to smoking when smoking is not an option. The active ingredient in this gum is nicotine, the same ingredient that causes addictiveness to cigarettes.

 

What causes nicotine dependency?

Nicotine dependency is the result of it getting into the body when smoking. When someone smokes, the inhalation of the smokes gets into the lungs, which then causes nicotine to spread around the body and into the brain. This releases the neurotransmitter dopamine. Neurotransmitters control mood and behaviour. Dopamine causes an improved mood and a feeling of pleasure. This causes an increased dependency on nicotine. Addiction is dependent on certain triggers that cause cravings. These will differ from person-to-person.

 

Who is this Nicorette gum suitable for?

This Nicorette gum is suitable to be used by adults and children aged 12 and over. The gum should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in them. You should talk to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using if any of the following apply to you:

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

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

 

Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use this gum?

Anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should try and quit smoking without using any form of NRT first. If this is not possible, then this gum is better to use than smoking. If you need advice on what is the best treatment for you, consult a medical professional.

 

How should Nicorette Freshmint Sugar-Free 4mg Nicotine be used?

Chewing this gum is not like chewing other types of gum. For the best treatment, chew until the taste is strong and then rest between the gum and cheek. When the taste has faded, chew it again. This should take about 30 minutes to complete. When using, only use 1 piece of gum at a time. Never use more than 15 pieces of gum a day. If you smoke more than 20 cigarettes a day, then this gum is suitable for you. Anyone who smokes less than 20 a day should use the 2mg gum instead.

 

Are there any side effects?

Nicorette gum can have side effects. There are side effects to nicotine withdrawals which include:

  • Irritability
  • Feeling low
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness
  • Poor concentration
  • Increased appetite
  • Cravings
  • Sleeping problems

There are also side effects as a result of too much nicotine, which include:

  • Feeling faint
  • Nausea
  • A headache
  • Hiccupping

Also, there are a number of side effects that can be caused by the gum itself. This includes:

  • A headache
  • A cough
  • Throat irritation
  • Nausea
  • Hiccups
  • Sore throat or mouth
  • Allergic reactions
  • Dizziness
  • A loss of taste
  • Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Excessive wind
  • Increased salivation
  • Sore and inflamed mouth
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Burning sensation in the mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Sudden reddening of the face or neck
  • High blood pressure
  • Wheezing or shortness of breath
  • Voice loss
  • Blocked nose
  • Throat tightness
  • Belching
  • Swollen, red, or sore tongue
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Tingling in the mouth
  • Unusual weakness
  • Hives
  • Excessive sweating
  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Jaw-muscle ache
  • Chest pains
  • The general feeling of being unwell
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Decreased feeling in the mouth
  • Wanting to be sick
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry throat
  • Redness of the skin
  • Muscle tightness

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 a side effect 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 https://www.nhs.uk

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.

 

Helpful Advice on Medication Restrictions & Addiction

For further information on our medication restrictions policy, please click here.

If you are concerned about addiction to 'over the counter' medication, we urge you to visit the below links for professional help and advice:


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