Nicabate Pre-Quit is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) nicotine. On this page you will find out more about Nicabate Pre-Quit, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: nicotine
Information for medicine and pack size:
Nicabate Pre-Quit 21 mg/24 hours patch, 3
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
Treatment with Nicbate is indicated as an aid to smoking cessation. Nicabate Pre-Quit patches may be used by people who smoke 15 or more cigarettes per day for two weeks prior to quitting smoking.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||'Clear patch marked with"NCQ 21"'|
|Dosage Form||Drug delivery system, transdermal|
|Route of administration||Transdermal|
14 patches: Not Scheduled after consideration by Committee
3 patches: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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