GENERIC NAME: nicotine polacrilex
BRAND NAME: Nicorette Gum, Nicorelief, Nicorette, Thrive
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
- Nicotine gum is used to control nicotine withdrawal symptoms and cravings associated with smoking cessation.
Side effects include:
- Increase heart rate
- Increased blood pressure
- Oral irritation
- Dental pain
- Flatulence (intestinal gas)
- Withdrawal symptoms
- Sore throat
Possible serious side effects include:
- Risk of harm to the fetus
- Transfer of nicotine dependence
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