Member's Mark 4 mg Nicotine Polacrilex Gum, Uncoated Original Flavor (380 ct.)
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This gum curbs your cravings and tastes great.
About this item
- A stop smoking aid designed to wean your body off cigarettes
- Reduces withdrawal symptoms, including nicotine craving, associated with quitting smoking
- Gum is sugar-free and coated for bursting flavor
- Provides a lower level of nicotine to your blood than cigarettes
- Allows you to gradually do away with your body’s need for nicotine
- Compare to Nicorette® Gum active ingredient
Compare to Nicorette® Gum active ingredient. Uncoated Nicotine Polacrilex Gum 4 mg (nicotine), Original Flavor, is a stop smoking aid for those who smoke their first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up. This product is part of a Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), which is designed to wean your body off cigarettes. It helps regulate, control and gradually reduce your body's cravings for nicotine.
Smoking is addictive in two ways. Your need for nicotine has become both physical and mental. You must overcome both addictions to stop smoking. So while the gum will lessen your body's physical addiction to nicotine, you've got to want to quit smoking to overcome the mental dependence on cigarettes. Once you’ve decided that you're going to quit, it’s time to get started.
How To Use
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; begin using the gum on your quit day; if you smoke your first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up, use Nicotine Polacrilex Gum, 4 mg; if you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up, use Nicotine Polacrilex Gum, 2 mg according to the following 12 week schedule: Weeks 1 to 6, 1 piece every 1 to 2 hours; Weeks 7 to 9, 1 piece every 2 to 4 hours; Weeks 10 to 12, 1 piece every 4 to 8 hours; nicotine gum is a medicine and must be used a certain way to get the best results; chew the gum slowly until it tingles. Then park it between your cheek and gum. When the tingle is gone, begin chewing again, until the tingle returns; repeat this process until most of the tingle is gone (about 30 minutes); do not eat or drink for 15 minutes before chewing the nicotine gum, or while chewing a piece; to improve your chances of quitting, use at least 9 pieces per day for the first 6 weeks; if you experience strong or frequent cravings, you may use a second piece within the hour. However, do not continuously use one piece after another since this may cause you hiccups, heartburn, nausea or other side effects; do not use more than 24 pieces a day; it is important to complete treatment. If you feel you need to use the gum for a longer period to keep from smoking, talk to your health care provider.
Active ingredient (in each chewing piece): Nicotine polacrilex (equal to 4 mg nicotine). Purpose: Stop smoking aid. Inactive ingredients: acesulfame potassium, calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, D&C yellow no. 10, flavors, gum base, sodium bicarbonate, sodium carbonate anhydrous, sorbitol, talc.