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Table 2. Nicotine Polacrilex Gums

 Brand Dose Side Effects  Comments 
d = day; OTC = over the counter.
OTCNicorette18–24 mg/dStomatitis, sore throatMax 30 pieces/d; decrease 1 piece every 4–7 d
OTCNicorette DS36–48 mg/dJaw acheMax 20 pieces/d; decrease 1 piece every 4–7 d