Active Ingredients (in each chewing piece)...PurposeNicotine Polacrilex (equal to 4mg Nicotine)...Stop Smoking Aid Inactive IngredientsAcacia, Acesulfame Potassium, Carnauba Wax, D&C Yellow #10 AL. Lake, Edible Ink, Flavor, Gum Base, Hypromellose, Magnesium Oxide, Menthol, Peppermint Oil, Polysorbate 80, Sodium Carbonate, Sucralose, Titanium Dioxide, Xylitol
Directionsâ€¢ if you are under 18 years of age, ask a doctor before useâ€¢ before using this product, read the enclosed User's Guide for complete directions and other important informationâ€¢ begin using the gum on your quit dayâ€¢ if you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up, use 2mg nicotine gumâ€¢ if you smoke your first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up, use 4mg nicotine gum 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.â€¢ nicotine gum is a medicine and must be used a certain way to get the best resultsâ€¢ 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.â€¢ repeat this process until most of the tingle is gone (about 30 minutes)â€¢ do not eat or drink for 15 minutes before chewing the nicotine gum, or while chewing a pieceâ€¢ to improve your chances of quitting, use at least 9 pieces per day for the first 6 weeksâ€¢ 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.â€¢ do not use more than 24 pieces a dayâ€¢ 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. Other informationâ€¢ each piece contains: calcium 94mg, sodium 13mgâ€¢ store at 20â€“25degC (68â€“77degF)â€¢ protect from light To remove the gum, tear off single unit.Peel off backing, starting at corner with loose edge.Push gum through foil. To increase your success in quitting:1. You must be motivated to quit.2. Use enoughâ€”chew at least 9 pieces of NicoretteÂ® gum per day during the first six weeks.3. Use long enoughâ€”use NicoretteÂ® gum for the full 12 weeks.4. Use with a support program as directed in the enclosed user's guide. 4mg for those who smoke their first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up. If you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up, use NicoretteÂ® 2mg Gum.
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