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Nicotex Sugar Free 4Mg Chewing Gums

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Nicotine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Nicotex Sugar Free 4Mg Chewing Gums helps people quit smoking or cut down on the number of cigarette consumption. It also helps to provide relief in cases of unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.

On using this medication you may experience side effects such as vomiting, nausea, mouth ulcers, cough, rash, skin redness or itchiness, drying of the mouth, dizziness, throat irritation, sneezing, chest pain, vasculitis, dyspnoea, increased sweating or salivation, headache and indigestion. On experiencing any allergic reaction seek the help of your health care provider right away.

Before using this medication notify your doctor if: you are allergic to it, you are allergic to any food/medicine/substance, you have severe kidney/liver/heart disorders, you have heart failure or high blood pressure, you recently had a heart attack or stroke, you have asthma or inflammation of the oesophagus, you are taking any medications, you are pregnant or are nursing a baby.

The dosage for this medication should be prescribed by the doctor based on your medical history and condition. Thus usual dose in adults is 4 mg for patients who have their first cigarette within half an hour of waking up. For people who have their first cigarette after more than 30 minute, dose is 2 mg.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

  • smoking addiction

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Nicotex plus 2mg tablet mint is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Nicotex plus 2mg tablet mint is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Nicotex Sugar Free 4Mg Chewing Gums , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Nicotine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Nicotex Sugar Free 4Mg Chewing Gums It binds to nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and triggers the release of dopamine. When dopamine binds to the receptors a happy and an intoxicating sensation is attained. The release of dopamine leads to vosaconstriction, blood sugar hike, accelerated heart rate, and raised blood pressure.

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