Nicotine Lozenges are available in 1mg, 2 mg, and 4 mg forms.
It is to be ensured that the pastilles chewed into a mouth. The Lozenge should be disposed of after a 30-minute use. The intended time of the use of a pastille is 15 and above per day. Nicotine pastilles are very similar to other nicotine products, but they offer smokers an alternative to chewing gum, tape or spray. The Pastilles/Lozenge is placed in the mouth and the patient is expected to melt the pastille when it is converted from one side to another in the mouth. The whole process lasts 20 – 30 minutes.
If the pastilles chewed or swallowed, the dose of nicotine is insufficient and can lead to heartburn or indigestion.
It is necessary to avoid eating and drinking something 15 minutes before the use of the lozange, and more than 20 lozenges should not be used per day. The lozenge is offered in 2 different doses which are 2 and 4 mg. Very extreme smokers are encouraged to use it in the first 30 minutes after waking up. Patients are advised to take a pastille every 1 – 2 hours for the first 6 weeks, take a pastille every 2 – 4 hours for the next 3 weeks and take a pastille every 4 – 8 hours for the next 3 weeks. The pastille is effective in keeping patients from continuing to smoke and reducing nicotine attacks. There aresome side effects such as nausea, hiccups, cough, insomnia, heartburn, headache and gastric gas.
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