Nicotine Gum - Stop Smoking Aid
Nicotine Polacrilex 2mg is a sober preparation that is served in form of Nicotine gum in air tight packing. The drug is bound to resin that is made of Polymethacrilic acid. The drug contains Nicotine which is active drug present in tobacco. Nicotine Polacrilex is used as nicotine replacement therapy for patients who are addicted to tobacco by any means like smoking the drug helps effectively in quitting the smoking habit and tobacco intake.
The drug helps in controlling the amount of intake of tobacco and reduces the level of craving of nicotine in the body. The gum preparation itself has more advancement like available in various flavors which make the drug more palatable like Cinnamon surge, carrot flavor, mint and fruit chills and ice mint flavors.
Mode of action of Nicotine Polacrilex Drug:-
The drug Nicotine Polacrilex 2mg is nothing, but same nicotine which the individual was getting from smoking. The drug helps as replacement therapy and inhibits the craving for smoke. The drug reduces withdrawal symptoms of quitting smoking.
Contraindication of Nicotine Polacrilex 2mg:
• Restricted to individual who do not smoke and take tobacco in any form.
• Patient suffering from heart rhythm disorder.
• Uncontrolled blood pressure, stomach ulcer, and if person is on low salt diet.
• One suffering from lung disease, cancer and cardiac disorder should never take the drug.
Drug interaction of Nicotine Gum:
• Patient having hypertension or hypotension drug like Amlodipine.
• Some drug belonging to proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole
• Some pain relievers like Tramadol
Storage conditions of Nicotine:
Keep the drug is cool and shady place at room temperature. Keep the drug away from the reach of children and pet animals.
Administering tips for Nicotine Polacrilex 2mg
After intake of this drug don't get anything before or after about 15minute.
How to take the Nicotine Polacrilex 2mg
Chew the Nicotine Polacrilex 2mg slowly and stop chewing after it looses the perk effect of the drug. Settle down the chewing gum beneath the cheeks and gum and leave it.
Remove a piece of gum after half an hour or when chewing until one feel the tingling effect in the mouth. One should not take the other dose of gum before an hour. One should not take more than one Nicotine Polacrilex 2mg gum at a time.
Avoid chewing one piece of gum right after the other, or you may have side effects such as hiccups, heartburn, or nausea.
For best results, use at least 9 pieces of gum per day for the first 6 weeks of treatment. Do not use more than 24 pieces of gum per day.
Safety tips should be followed while taking Nicotine 2mg-
• Don't get this medicine, if you have mouth ulcers and gums problem.
• In case of dental problem, no need to take this gum.