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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



nicotine nasal spray  listen  (NIH-kuh-TEEN NAY-zul…)

  A nose spray that contains a small dose of nicotine, which enters the blood by being absorbed through the lining of the nose. This helps stop nicotine cravings and relieves symptoms that occur when a person is trying to quit smoking. A prescription is needed for nicotine nasal spray.