How long should I use Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge? You should use the Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge for the full 12 weeks to improve your chances of success. However, if you find that you need to use Nicorette longer than 12 weeks, the FDA has determined that it is safe to do so in most cases. Talk to your doctor or healthcare provider if you feel the need to use Nicorette for longer than 12 weeks.
How will I feel when I start using Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge? Quitting smoking isn’t easy. But you’ll feel a lot better than you would if you quit cold turkey. That's because the Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge helps reduce nicotine withdrawal symptoms, which can include things like depressed mood, insomnia, irritability, frustration, anxiety, and restlessness. And since the benefit of quitting smoking is such a positive thing for your body and mind, you should start to feel better, both physically and emotionally, because of the decision you’ve made.
If nicotine is the problem, why should I use nicotine-based lozenges? Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge doesn’t contain any of the carcinogens (cancer-causing agents) that are found in cigarettes. The Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge is designed to help you stop smoking. It helps you gradually wean off of nicotine over time until you do not need it anymore.
Can I use Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge to help quit chewing tobacco, smoking cigars, or pipe smoking? The FDA has approved the use of Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge only as a stop smoking aid for cigarette smoking.
How long after smoking my last cigarette can I start using Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge? You can start immediately. Choose a start date for your quit and begin to use Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge that day. Consult the user’s guide for complete directions and other important information.
Why can't I eat or drink for 15 minutes before or during using Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge? Do not eat or drink 15 minutes before using or while the lozenge is in your mouth. Eating or drinking even mildly acidic foods and beverages directly before using or while using the Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenge inhibits nicotine absorption into your bloodstream.