FAQs ABOUT NICOTEX
Is NICOTEX harmful?
No. NICOTEX is one of the safest alternatives for smoking. It helps you to quit smoking. It replaces nicotine levels in your body that usually your body craves while you stop smoking.
Can the use of NICOTEX cause cancer?
No. NICOTEX is one of the safest alternatives for smoking. There is no evidence of cancer following the use of NICOTEX.
What are the side effects of NICOTEX?
The most common side effects of taking NICOTEX are ulceration of mouth, tongue or throat, hiccups, nausea, increased salivation, stomach pain, diarrhea, flatulence, sensation of numbness, headache, and dizziness. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
Can NICOTEX be used during pregnancy?
Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must try to quit smoking without using a nicotine replacement therapy. However, if it is not possible, NICOTEX can be used in them to quit smoking after consulting their doctor.
How to use NICOTEX?
Use NICOTEX as directed by your physician. Chew NICOTEX slowly until the taste becomes strong. Rest the medicine between your gum and cheeks for some time. Chew the medicine once gain. Repeat the same for at least for 30 minutes or until the taste of the medicine fades. Do not chew the medicine continuously or swallow it.
How NICOTEX works?
NICOTEX is a nicotine replacement therapy. It contains nicotine which replaces the nicotine derived from tobacco products. It helps to quit smoking by replacing the deficient levels of nicotine in your body that happens when you attempt to quit smoking. It also reduces the cravings for smoking by supplementing your body with sufficient nicotine levels that is usually attained during smoking. As a result, it reduces the cravings for smoking and protects your body from the harmful effects of abusive substances (such as tobacco).
Can NICOTEX help in quit smoking?
Yes. NICOTEX is one of the safest alternatives for smoking. It helps you to quit smoking. It prevents and relieves the withdrawal symptoms that occurs in people who wish to quit smoking. It also reduces the cravings for smoking when you try to reduce the number of cigarettes that you smoke in a day.
Are there any food restrictions that I need to follow while taking NICOTEX?
Avoid drinking coffee, soda and other acidic beverages while taking NICOTEX as it may increase the risk of side effects.
Can I stop taking NICOTEX once my symptoms subside?
No. Do not stop taking NICOTEX without consulting your doctor. Take NICOTEX for the stipulated duration instructed by your doctor. Sudden cessation of the therapy may make the symptoms to reappear.
How long should I take NICOTEX?
Take NICOTEX for the stipulated duration instructed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the number of doses of NICOTEX to be taken per day depending upon the number of cigarettes that you smoke in a day.
What should I do if I forget to take a dose of NICOTEX?
If you forgot to take a dose of NICOTEX take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose, skip the missed one and take the next done at regular times. Do not take a double dose of NICOTEX to compensate the missed dose.
What is the maximum dose of NICOTEX to be taken per day?
Take NICOTEX as directed by your physician. Your doctor will decide the number of doses of NICOTEX to be taken per day depending upon the number of cigarettes that you smoke in a day. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. If you smoke more than 20 cigarettes per day, you may be prescribed with higher dose of nicotine (4 mg) and if you smoke less than 20 cigarettes per day, you may be prescribed with a lower dose of nicotine (2 mg).