Nicorette Lozenge Dosing and Administration
Nicorette Lozenges Dosing and Administration
Following the recommended lozenge dosing improves chances of success
How to use
How to use Nicorette Lozenges
Using more than one lozenge at a time, or many lozenges one after another, can cause hiccups, heartburn, nausea or other side effects.
Patients should not eat or drink 15 minutes before using Nicorette Lozenge, or while the lozenge is in their mouths.
Instructions for use. A patient should:
- Place the lozenge in their mouths and allow to dissolve slowly
- Minimize swallowing and not chew or swallow the lozenge. There may be a warm or tingling sensation.
- Occasionally move the lozenge from one side of the mouth to the other until completely dissolved (~20-30 minutes)
- Use Nicorette Lozenges according to the dosing schedule above
Patients should not use more than 5 lozenges in 6 hours and not more than 20 per day.
Time to onset
Time to onset
Nicorette Lozenges work to relieve cravings quickly and effectively. Mean craving score dropped within 5 minutes postcue.1
Please see the Nicorette Gum Dosing and Administration section for pharmacokinetic data for Nicorette Lozenge.
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