Nicotine Polacrilex Gum - Fresh Fruit
Nicotine Polacrilex Gum - Fresh Fruit
- NPN 80015240
- Fresh-fruit-flavoured Nicotine Polacrilex Gum is a stop-smoking aid for people who smoke their first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up.
- Blister 30, Blister 110
Dosage/Directions for Use
Important: For adults only. Not to be used by persons under 18 years of age.
Before use, read the enclosed User’s Guide for complete instructions.
Directions: Stop smoking completely when you begin using the gum. Use Nicotine Gum (2 mg) if you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 minutes after waking up. Use Nicotine Gum (4 mg) if you smoke your first cigarette less than 30 minutes after waking up.
Chew one piece of nicotine gum slowly and intermittently for 30 minutes.
Use a chew and park sequence, retaining the gum in the mouth beside the cheek in between chews.
After 30 minutes, discard gum out of the reach of children.
Repeat dose with a new piece of gum when the urge is felt to smoke again.
Do not exceed 20 pieces per day.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS.
Each piece of gum contains: 2 mg of nicotine (nicotine polacrilex).
Non-medicinal ingredients: Acacia, acesulfame potassium, carnauba wax, FD&C blue #2, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, flavours, gum base, hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium oxide, menthol, sodium bicarbonate, sodium carbonate, sucralose, talc, titanium dioxide, xylitol.
Do not use if individual seals are open or torn.
Do not use if you: Are under 18 years of age; continue to smoke, chew tobacco, use snuff or other nicotine products; are a non-smoker or occasional smoker; have temporomandibular joint disorder; are pregnant or nursing a child.
Do not smoke, chew tobacco, use snuff, or use nicotine patches or any other form of nicotine while using nicotine gum.
Consult your doctor before using this product if you have or have had heart, thyroid, circulation,
stomach, or throat or mouth problems, angina, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, high blood pressure, or if you are taking insulin or any prescription medicine or if you have had stomach ulcer or diabetes, a sodium-restricted diet, heart disease, recent heart attack, or irregular heartbeat (Nicotine can increase heart rate).
Discontinue using nicotine gum and consult your doctor if: You experience irregular heartbeat, chest pain or leg pain occurs or if severe persistent stomach upset develops; you develop symptoms of overdose including nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, cold sweat, dizziness, disturbed hearing and vision, mental confusion, rapid heartbeat, difficulty breathing and weakness; if you have difficulty reducing the quantity of gum.
Do not use for more than 6 months without consulting a doctor.
Known adverse effects: Hiccup, stomach problems, heartburn and weight gain.
Chewing the gum may cause dental fillings to loosen or aggravate other mouth, tooth and jaw problems.
All information about raw materials and / or allergen information for Teva Canada’s products is obtained from our suppliers and/or third party affiliates and is based on their records.
Please be advised that the Medical Information department is not always notified of change in third party affiliates and / or change in suppliers of the excipients that may occur over time, and all information provided herein is based on our last current records.
"Latex" – refers to NATURAL RUBBER LATEX. We cannot guarantee that there is no latex in the outer packaging or that the medication or packaging haven’t come into contact with latex at any point during the manufacturing process, however this is very unlikely due to the strict GMP procedures that are in place in all of our manufacturing facilities. Employees in the manufacturing and / or packaging facilities may be wearing latex gloves