Nicotex 2mg Chew Gum - Mint Plus Flavour 9's

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INTRODUCTION

NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM contains Nicotine which is used to help people stop smoking. It relieves nicotine withdrawal symptoms and cravings when you stop smoking or temporarily reduce smoking in order to facilitate smoking cessation. It thereby counteracts a smoking relapse in smokers who are motivated to stop smoking.

Nicotine is not recommended for children and adolescents under 18 years of age. It works by providing the same effect of nicotine by binding to the nicotine receptors in the brain. It is habit-forming and hence dose and duration should be taken as advised by the doctor.

If you stop suddenly providing nicotine from tobacco to your body, you may feel various discomfort (withdrawal symptoms). This medicine can prevent or at least reduce this discomfort, by continuing to provide a small amount of nicotine to your body during a short period of time. Tell your doctor before taking this medicine if you are suffering from any heart, liver, or kidney disease. You must not smoke while using this medicine as it can result in dangerous effects.

USES OF NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM

  • Used to help people stop smoking
  • Relieves or prevent withdrawal symptoms of smoking

HOW NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM WORKS

NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM works by binding to nicotine receptors in the brain during abstinence from smoking. This helps to reduce craving and withdrawal symptoms.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food. Read the label for directions before use.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM

SERIOUS

  • swelling of the face, tongue or throat
  • difficulty in swallowing
  • hives
  • difficulty breathing

COMMON

  • headache
  • cough, throat irritation
  • hiccups
  • nausea
  • burning sensation in the mouth, sore and inflamed mouth, taste disturbance
  • dry mouth or increased salivation
  • stomach pain or discomfort
  • vomiting
  • excessive gas or diarrhoea
  • tiredness
  • allergic reactions  
  • tingling sensation

RARE

  • decreased feeling in the mouth
  • irregular heartbeat  

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Feeling sick (nausea) or indigestion:

Stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. ORS should be used to prevent dehydration.

Constipation:

Add fruits, vegetables whole grains and other high-fiber foods to your diet. 

Cough:

Drink fluids which helps thin the mucus in your throat. Suck on cough drops or hard candies.

Stomach pain or discomfort:

Place a warm bottle or heated bag on your abdomen. Soak in a warm bath. Drink plenty of clear fluids and water.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

KIDNEY

NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Nicotine or any of the ingredients in this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you had or have a condition such as:

  • chest pain (unstable angina) or resting angina
  • high blood pressure
  • allergic reactions (swelling of the lips, face and throat or itchy skin rash) 
  • diabetes
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • tumour of the adrenal gland  
  • stomach ulcer
  • inflammation of the gullet  

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:

  • theophylline (used to treat asthma)
  • tacrine (used for Alzheimer’s disease)
  • clozapine (used for schizophrenia)
  • ropinirole (used to treat Parkinson’s disease)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Nicotine
Pharmacological Category :   Smoking Cessation Aid
Therapeutic Indication :   Smoking cessation
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Chew gum, Patch

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM

Is NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM a stimulant or depressant?

It has a dual action on our body which is opposite to each other. It acts both as a stimulant and as a depressant. While the normal doses of this medicine acts as a stimulant.

Who can take NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM?

This medicine acts as a replacement therapy to cigarette smoking. This gum can be chewed upon whenever there is an increased urge to smoke. It also helps to prevent cravings to smoke in heavy smokers.

Are there any specific conditions where I should be cautious before taking NICOTEX MINT PLUS FLAVOUR CHEW GUM?

It should be used only when advised by the doctor. Patients with cardiac disorders, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, and liver or kidney problems should be cautious before taking this medicine.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Drugs acting on ANS. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page - 122.

2. Charles P O Brien. Drug Addiction. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 657.

3. Anna Hansson, Thomas Rasmussen, Roland Perfekt, Elin Hall & Holger Kraiczi. Effect of nicotine 6 mg gum on urges to smoke, a randomized clinical trial: BMC pharmacology and Toxicology. Nov 21, 2019; [Accessed Oct 7, 2020] https://bmcpharmacoltoxicol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40360-019-0368-9  

4. Clonmel Healthcare Ltd. [Revised Sep 2019] [Accessed Oct 7, 2020] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/a9c498ae-d679-4319-98b7-ced77aac1c4d.pdf

5. McNeil Products Ltd (UK), Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised Sep 2020] [Accessed Oct 7, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1323.pdf

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Samie
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Nice

This is very helpful. Give a try once
Posted on 24 July 2020
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Aishwarya
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It makes our life Happy

My husband is a chain smoker, i gifted this nicotine chewing gum on our wedding day to my husband. After 3 months he really quit smoking. I never thought this will happen this quick and we are very happy now. It’s just the ticket for smoke-free life…
Posted on 06 April 2020

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Nicotex 2mg Chew Gum - Mint Plus Flavour 9's

Nicotex 2mg Chew Gum - Mint Plus Flavour 9's Mkt: Cipla Ltd(Otc)

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