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NCI Drug Dictionary


nicotine patch 
A transepidermal patch designed to deliver nicotine, the addictive substance contained in cigarettes, directly through the skin and into the blood stream. Used for cessation of smoking. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:nicotine skin patch
nicotine transdermal patch
nicotine transdermal system patch
US brand name:NicoDerm CQ