NiQuitin 4mg Mint Nicotine Gum - 24 PiecesBy NiQuitin CQ
NiQuitin 4mg Mint Nicotine Gum
NiQuitin 4mg Mint Gum with Click2Quit® Stop Smoking Plan for those who within 30 minutes of waking.
For on-the-spot help to manage cravings that pop up unexpectedly, choose NiQuitin Mint Gum. Chewing will help you keep your mind off smoking, and the gum is easy to carry wherever you go.
If you normally have your first cigarette within 30 minutes of waking up, you’ll need NiQuitin 4mg Mint Gum. If you tend to start smoking more than 30 minutes after waking, use NiQuitin 2mg Mint Gum.
To begin with, chew one piece of gum whenever you have the urge to smoke (you should start with between 8 and 12 pieces a day).
- You should then be able to reduce the number of pieces you use gradually, to just one or two pieces a day.
- Following the step-down programme in this way will let you gradually wean yourself off nicotine so you can quit for good.
Each Piece of Gum contains 4 mg Nicotine (as Nicotine Polacrilex). Also includes Chewing Gum Base, Calcium Carbonate, Butylhydroxytoluene (E321), Sorbitol (E420), Maltitol Liquid, Glycerol, Acesulfame Potassium, Flavour, Mannitol (E421), Sodium Carbonate Anhydrous, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate, Colour Quinoline Yellow (E104), Carnauba Wax. The maximum daily dose of Sodium is 171 mg
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before using this product.
Chew slowly until the taste becomes strong (about 1 minute) then stop and rest the gum against your cheek. When the taste fades, chew a few times until the taste gets strong then rest the gum again.
Full instructions are given in the enclosed leaflet.
Do not use more than 15 pieces per day. If you need to use the gum for longer than 9 months (3 months for 12-17 year olds) seek advice from a healthcare professional.
Stopping smoking straightaway: NiQuitin 2 mg Mint Gum can be used according to the timetable on the side panel which is designed to gradually reduce the number of pieces of gum you use. During Step 1, 8-12 pieces should be used each day. You should make every effort to stop smoking completely during your quit attempt.
Cutting down: When you feel an urge to smoke have a piece of gum instead of a cigarette. Cut down the number of cigarettes you smoke a day by as many as possible. As soon as you feel able, follow the instructions for stopping smoking straightaway.
Stopping smoking for short periods of time: When you feel an urge to smoke have a piece of gum instead of a cigarette. Have a piece of gum every 1-2 hours.
Young people (12-17 years old): Follow the instructions above for stopping smoking straightaway but do not use the gum for longer than 12 weeks. If you are not ready to stop smoking straightaway or you need to use the gum for longer than 12 weeks, talk to a healthcare professional.
Do Not Use:
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed on the side panel.
If you are in hospital because of heart problems unless your doctor tells you to.
If you are a non-smoker or under the age of 12 years.
Consult a Healthcare Professional:
- If you have serious liver of kidney disease; uncontrolled, overactive thyroid gland or phaeochromocytoma; stomach ulcers or other problems with your stomach or throat.
- Before use if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
You are more likely to quit smoking when using this product with help from a healthcare professional or support programme. For professional advice on medicines consult your pharmacist.
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