Active Ingredient (in each Lozenge): Nicotine Polacrilex (4 mg) (Nicotine). Inactive Ingredients: Aspartame, Flavor, Magnesium Stearate, Mannitol, Potassium Bicarbonate, Sodium Alginate, Sodium Carbonate, Xanthan Gum.
If you are under 18 years of age, ask a doctor before use. Before using this product, read the enclosed User's Guide for complete directions and other important information. Stop smoking completely when you begin using the lozenge. If you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up, use 2 mg nicotine lozenge. If you smoke your first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up, use 4 mg nicotine lozenge according to the 12 week schedule: Weeks 1 to 6 - 1 lozenge every 1 to 2 hours; Week 7 to 9 - 1 lozenge every 2 to 4 hours; Week 10 to 12 - 1 lozenge every 4 to 8 hours. Nicotine lozenge is a medicine and must be used a certain way to get the best results. Place the lozenge in your mouth and allow the lozenge to slowly dissolve (about 20-30 minutes). Minimize swallowing. Do not chew or swallow the lozenge. You may feel a warm or tingling sensation. Occasionally move the lozenge from one side of your mouth to the other until completely dissolved (about 20-30 minutes). Do not eat or drink 15 minutes before using or while the lozenge is in your mouth. To improve your chances of quitting, use at least 9 lozenges per day for the first 6 weeks. Do not use more than one lozenge at a time or continuously use one lozenge after another since this may cause you hiccups, heartburn, nausea or other side effects. Do not use more than 5 lozenges in 6 hours. Do not use more than 20 lozenges per day. Stop using the nicotine lozenge at the end of 12 weeks. If you still feel the need to use nicotine lozenges, talk to your doctor. To increase your success in quitting: 1. You must be motivated to quit. 2. Use enough - Use at least 9 lozenges [er day during the first six weeks. 3. Use long enough - Use for the full 12 weeks. 4. Use with a support program as described in the enclosed User's Guide. To remove the lozenge, tear off single unit. Peel backing stating at corner with loose edge. Push lozenge through foil. Store at 20-25 degrees C (68-77 degrees F). Protect from light.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, only use this medicine on the advice of your health care provider. Smoking can seriously harm your child. Try to stop smoking without using any nicotine replacement medicine. This medicine is believed to be safer than smoking. However, the risks to your child from this medicine are not fully known. Do not use if you continue to smoke, chew tobacco, use snuff, or use a nicotine patch or other nicotine containing products. Ask a doctor before use if you have a sodium-restricted diet; heart disease, recent heart attack, or irregular heartbeat. Nicotine can increase your heart rate; high blood pressure not controlled with medication. Nicotine can increase blood pressure; stomach ulcer or diabetes. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are using a non-nicotine stop smoking drug; taking a prescription medicine for depression or asthma. Your prescription dose may need to be adjusted. Stop use and ask a doctor if mouth problems occur; persistent indigestion or sever sore throat occurs; irregular heartbeat or palpitations occur; your get symptoms of nicotine overdose such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, weakness of rapid heartbeat. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Nicotine lozenges may have enough nicotine to make children and pets sick. If you need to remove the lozenge, wrap it in paper and throw away in the trash. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Not for sale to those under 18 years of age. Proof of age required. Not for sale in vending machines or any source where proof of age cannot be verified. Blister packaged for your protection. Do not use if individual seals are broken.