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Smoking in Cancer Care (PDQ®)

  • Updated: 05/08/2013

Table 2. Nicotine Polacrilex Gums

 Brand Dose Side Effects Comments 
OTC = over the counter.
OTCNicorette18–24 mg/dSore throat, stomatitis≤30 pieces/d; decrease 1 piece every 4–7 days.
OTCNicorette DS36–48 mg/dJaw ache≤20 pieces/d; decrease 1 piece every 4–7 days.