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Nicorette Microtab Original 2mg Nicotine – 100 Sublingual Tablets

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Nicorette Microtab Original 2mg Nicotine – 100 Sublingual Tablets

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What is Nicorette Microtab?

Nicorette Microtab is a treatment that helps someone who quit smoking. These tablets contain nicotine, the same as cigarettes, and help someone who quit smoking over time. This treatment is known as Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). NRT is a common form of treatment that works to slowly reduce nicotine intake over time in order to reduce cravings and help to quit smoking altogether.

 

What causes Nicotine addiction?

An addiction to Nicotine is the result of using cigarettes over time and the tobacco having an effect. When someone smokes a cigarette, the tobacco containing nicotine gets into the lungs. From there it gets to the brain, where it has an effect. Nicotine into the brain causes it to release neurotransmitters that affect mood and behaviour. The neurotransmitter released by the brain due to nicotine is dopamine. Dopamine improves the mood and gives off the feeling of pleasure. This is what causes cravings, as the body feels the need for dopamine. Cravings can be caused by triggers, which can be actions or routines. Knowing what these triggers are can be a help when it comes to quitting smoking and reducing cravings.

 

Who are these Nicorette tablets suitable for?

These tablets are suitable to be used by adults and children aged 12 and over. Anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the tablets should not use them. This treatment should not be used and instead of a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist should be consulted if any of the following applies to you:

  • 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 tablets?

Someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding who is looking to quit smoking should try to do so without using any form of NRT first. If this does not work, then look at using treatment. Though a medical professional should be consulted for advice before using.

 

How should Nicorette Microtab be used?

These tablets should be placed under the tongue and allowed to dissolve. Do not chew or swallow them. The number of tablets you should use depends on the number of cigarettes that you have been smoking a day. If you smoke less than 20 cigarettes a day then use only 1 tablet an hour, otherwise, use 2 tablets every hour. The recommended amount per day is 8-24, with no more than 40 taken. Adults aged 18 and over should only use this treatment for a maximum of 9 months, anyone under that age who can use them should only do so for 12 weeks. The method to use these tablets is to aim for a date to quit smoking. Then take the tablets for 12 weeks, 8 weeks for 12-18-year-olds, reducing the dosage over time. Use these tablets instead of a cigarette when you feel cravings.

 

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 tablets. 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 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:

Sublingual tablet containing: Nicotine 2mg.

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