Nicotinell® gum relieves and/or helps to prevent craving and nicotine withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking dependence. It is indicated to aid smokers wishing to quit or reduce prior to quitting as well as to assist smokers who are unwilling or unable to smoke, and as a safer alternative to smoking for smokers and those around them. When chewed, nicotine is released slowly and absorbed through the lining of the mouth.
You are more likely to quit smoking when using this product with help from your pharmacist, doctor, a trained counsellor, or a support programme
If you need advice before starting to use nicotine gum, talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Instructions for use
For adults and adolescents over 12 years of age.
Read the enclosed instructions carefully before use.
You must not smoke whilst using these gums.
Chew 1 piece of gum when you feel the urge to smoke.
Most people use 8-12 pieces of gum per day.
This product is designed to be chewed, do not swallow.
These gums should not be chewed like ordinary chewing gum. Read the Nicotinell chewing technique in the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Only use 1 piece of gum at a time and do not use more than 15 pieces of 4mg gum a day.
To dispose of used gum, wrap in paper before putting into a waste bin.
Warnings and precautions for use
Do not use if you are:
A non-smoker or occasional smoker
Allergic to any of the ingredients
Consult your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before starting to use these gums if you are:
Under 12 years of age
In hospital with serious heart disease
Pregnant or breast-feeding
Under a doctor's care or taking prescribed medication.
Do not exceed the stated dose
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.
Each gum contains 4mg Nicotine
Also contains: Gum Base, Calcium Carbonate, Sorbitol (E420), Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate, Glycerol, Levomenthol, Fruit Flavouring, Butylhydroxytoluene, Saccharin, Saccharin Sodium, Acesulfame Potassium, Xylitol, Mannitol (E421), Gelatin, Titanium Dioxide (E171), Carnauba Wax, Talc and Water
Sodium content 11.52mg per piece of gum
See leaflet for further information