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Brand name: Nicotinell TM

Active ingredients: nicotine

What it is used for

An aid in the cessation of smoking in smokers with nicotine dependence. Nicotinell Coated Chewing Gums may also be used as part of a smoking reduction strategy by smokers who are unable or not ready to stop smoking abruptly as a step towards stopping completely.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Buccal
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Rectangular, white to off white gum

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient nicotine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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