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Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Gum 2 mg

8-12 pieces per day (25 max)

Directions for use:

  1. Chew one piece of gum until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start chewing the gum again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes

Chew one piece of Nicotinell® Gum when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Nicotinell® Gum, treatment, normally, should continue for at least 3 months and then the user should gradually cut down the number of pieces chewed each day until they have stopped using the product. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Gum 4 mg

8-12 pieces per day (15 max)

Directions for use:

  1. Chew one piece of gum until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start chewing the gum again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes

Chew one piece of Nicotinell® Gum when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Nicotinell® Gum, treatment, normally, should continue for at least 3 months and then the user should gradually cut down the number of pieces chewed each day until they have stopped using the product. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Lozenges 1 mg

8-12 lozenges per day (30 max.)

Directions for use:

  1. Suck one lozenge until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start sucking of the lozenge again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes

Suck one Nicotinell® Lozenge when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Use of Nicotinell® Lozenges beyond 6 months is generally not recommended. Some ex-smokers may need treatment with the lozenge longer to avoid returning to smoking. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Lozenges 2 mg

8-12 lozenges per day (15 max.)

Directions for use:

  1. Suck one lozenge until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start sucking of the lozenge again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes

Suck one Nicotinell® Lozenge when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Use of Nicotinell® Lozenges beyond 6 months is generally not recommended. Some ex-smokers may need treatment with the lozenge longer to avoid returning to smoking. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Patches

Less than 20 cigarettes per day

Initial treatment (3-4 weeks)

Nicotinell® Patches 14 mg/24 hours

Follow-up treatment (3-4 weeks)

Nicotinell® Patches 7 mg/24 hours

Treatment withdrawal (3-4 weeks)

Treatment discontinuation

Or Nicotinell® Patches 7 mg/24 hours

The correct dose for you depends on the number of cigarettes you smoke per day. The dosage of your patch may need to change during your treatment. This is because your dependence on nicotine will change, and therefore the dose of nicotine in your patch may be too low or too high for you. Do NOT cut the patches to reduce the dose. If you have any questions about this ask a doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Treatment duration is about 3 months but may vary depending on individual response.

If you have not stopped smoking at the end of the 3 month period, further treatments may be suitable. You should discuss prolonging use of the product with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

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Nicotinell® Patches

More than 20 cigarettes per day

Initial treatment 3-4 weeks

Nicotinell® Patches 21 mg/24 hours

Follow-up treatment 3-4 weeks

Nicotinell® Patches 14mg/24h

Treatment withdrawal 3-4 weeks

Nicotinell® Patches 7 mg/24 hours

The correct dose for you depends on the number of cigarettes you smoke per day. The dosage of your patch may need to change during your treatment. This is because your dependence on nicotine will change, and therefore the dose of nicotine in your patch may be too low or too high for you. Do NOT cut the patches to reduce the dose. If you have any questions about this ask a doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Treatment duration is about 3 months but may vary depending on individual response.

If you have not stopped smoking at the end of the 3 month treatment period, further treatments may be suitable. You should discuss prolonging use of the product with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Gum 2 mg

Less than 20 cigarettes per day

8-12 pieces per day (25 max.)
After 3 months, gradually reduce daily amount.

Directions for use:

  1. Chew one piece of gum until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start chewing the gum again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes.

Chew one piece of Nicotinell® Gum when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Nicotinell® Gum, treatment, normally, should continue for at least 3 months and then the user should gradually cut down the number of pieces chewed each day until they have stopped using the product. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Lozenges 1 mg

Less than 20 cigarettes per day

8-12 per day (30 max.)
After 3 months, gradually reduce daily amount.

Directions for use:

  1. Suck one lozenge until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start sucking of the lozenge again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes.

Suck one Nicotinell® Lozenge when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Use of Nicotinell® Lozenges beyond 6 months is generally not recommended. Some ex-smokers may need treatment with the lozenge longer to avoid returning to smoking. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Gum 4 mg

More than 30 per day

8-12 pieces per day (15 max.)
After 3 months, gradually reduce daily amount.
Alternatively, switch to Nicotinell® Gum 2 mg and gradually reduce daily amount.

Directions for use:

  1. Chew one piece of gum until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start chewing the gum again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes.

Chew one piece of Nicotinell® Gum when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Nicotinell® Gum, treatment, normally, should continue for at least 3 months and then the user should gradually cut down the number of pieces chewed each day until they have stopped using the product. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Lozenges 2 mg

More than 30 per day

8-12 per day (15 max.)
After 3 months, gradually reduce daily amount.
Alternatively, switch to Nicotinell® Lozenges 1 mg and gradually reduce daily amount.

Directions for use:

  1. Suck one lozenge until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start sucking of the lozenge again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes.

Suck one Nicotinell® Lozenge when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Use of Nicotinell® Lozenges beyond 6 months is generally not recommended. Some ex-smokers may need treatment with the lozenge longer to avoid returning to smoking. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Combination Therapy
(Patch + Lozenge)

You can use Nicotinell® patches in combination with Nicotinell® *Lozenge to help manage your cravings. The patches can provide you with a constant supply of nicotine around the clock, but if at any time you feel a strong urge to smoke, you can use the lozenge to help take the edge off your cravings and stay on track.

However, combination therapy is not recommended for long-term use, and you should speak to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before starting on this treatment course. Please note, however, if you are using the 1mg lozenge in combination with the patch, you should stop smoking completely.

*refers to 1mg lozenge only

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Combination Therapy
(Patch + Gum)

You can use Nicotinell® patches in combination with Nicotinell® Gum to help manage your cravings. The patches can provide you with a constant supply of nicotine around the clock, but if at any time you feel a strong urge to smoke, you can use the gum to help take the edge off your cravings and stay on track.

However, combination therapy is not recommended for long-term use, and you should speak to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before starting on this treatment course.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Gum 2 mg

8-12 pieces per day (25 max)

Nicotinell® Gum 4 mg

8-12 pieces per day (15 max)

Directions for use:

  1. Chew one piece of gum until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start chewing the gum again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes

Chew one piece of Nicotinell® Gum when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Nicotinell® Gum, treatment, normally, should continue for at least 3 months and then the user should gradually cut down the number of pieces chewed each day until they have stopped using the product. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Gum 2 mg

20-30 cigarettes per day
8-12 pieces per day (25 max.)

Nicotinell® Gum 4 mg

20-30 cigarettes per day
8-12 pieces per day (15 max.)

After 3 months, gradually reduce daily amount.
Alternatively, switch to Nicotinell® Gum 2 mg and gradually reduce daily amount.

Directions for use:

  1. Chew one piece of gum until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start chewing the gum again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes.

Chew one piece of Nicotinell® Gum when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Nicotinell® Gum, treatment, normally, should continue for at least 3 months and then the user should gradually cut down the number of pieces chewed each day until they have stopped using the product. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Lozenges 1 mg

8-12 lozenges per day (30 max.)

Nicotinell® Lozenges 2 mg

8-12 lozenges per day (15 max.)

Directions for use:

  1. Suck one lozenge until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start sucking of the lozenge again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes

Suck one Nicotinell® Lozenge when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Use of Nicotinell® Lozenges beyond 6 months is generally not recommended. Some ex-smokers may need treatment with the lozenge longer to avoid returning to smoking. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Nicotinell® products contain nicotine. Always read the label before use.
In case of adverse reactions, call 0800 783 8881
Stop smoking aid. Requires willpower.

We suggest...

Nicotinell® Lozenges 1 mg

20-30 cigarettes per day
8-12 per day (30 max.)

Nicotinell® Lozenges 2 mg

20-30 cigarettes per day
8-12 per day (15 max.)

After 3 months, gradually reduce daily amount. Alternatively, switch to Nicotinell® Lozenges 1 mg and gradually reduce daily amount.

Directions for use:

  1. Suck one lozenge until the taste becomes strong.
  2. Rest between the gum and cheek until the taste fades.
  3. Start sucking of the lozenge again.
  4. Repeat the process for about 30 minutes.

Suck one Nicotinell® Lozenge when you feel the urge to smoke.

Treatment should be discontinued when the dose of your gum or lozenges has been reduced to 1-2 pieces per day. Use of Nicotinell® Lozenges beyond 6 months is generally not recommended. Some ex-smokers may need treatment with the lozenge longer to avoid returning to smoking. If you've used oral nicotine replacement therapy for longer than 9 months you are advised to seek additional help and information from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

This tool is meant to assist consumers in selecting Nicotinell® products and is not meant to provide medical advice or diagnosis. Talk with a doctor about any symptoms or questions.

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