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Nicotine Inhaler

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Nicotine Inhaler, Nicotrol Inhaler, Nicotine Inhalation System

  • Indications
  • Mechanism
  1. Mostly oral and gastrointestinal absorption
  • Preparation
  1. Available only by prescription in the United States
  2. Each 10 mg cartridge delivers 4 mg Nicotine
  3. Cartridges per box: 42
  • Precautions
  1. Pregancy Category D
  • Dosing
  1. Dose: One inhalation delivers 4 mg nicotine
  2. Use 6 to 16 cartridges per day up to 12 weeks
  3. Avoid food or drink 15 minutes before gum
    1. Avoid acidic foods and beverages 30 minutes prior to use
  • Adverse effects
  1. Pharyngitis (40%)
  2. Cough (32%)
  3. Rhinitis (23%)