Nicorette Side Effects

Nicorette gum/lozenges contain nicotine which is the primary ingredient found in tobacco product such as cigarettes. Learn more about Nicorette and Nicorette Side Effects.

It is a medical product that is used to aid in smoking sensation in adults and using a controlled nicotine can reduce the nicotine withdrawal symptoms.

The end goal of using Nicorette gum/lozenges is to quit smoking.

Nicorette may also be used for other purposes that are not listed above.

Do not use Nicorette products if you are breastfeeding or are pregnant, unless authorized by a doctor.

Nicorette Cautions

Make sure you talk to your doctor if you have these conditions before taking Nicorette.

  • if you are using any other smoking cessation medicine (Zyban, bupropion, etc)
  • if you are on a low salt diet
  • if you have recently had a heart attack
  • a food allergy
  • a history of seizures
  • stomach ulcer
  • diabetes
  • untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • heart rhythm disorder, heart disease

Nicorette Side Effects

The most common side effects for Nicorette are

  • sore throat
  • nausea or vomiting
  • mouth sores, blisters, or irritation
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • problems with teeth
  • mouth, tooth, jaw, or neck pain
  • hiccups
  • heartburn
  • dizziness
  • diarrhea
  • belching
  • acid or sour stomach

If you happened to have one of these more serious side effects, contact your doctor immediately

  • hives, itching, rash, redness, or swelling of the skin
  • fast or irregular heartbeat
  • pounding in the ears
  • nervousness
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • blurred vision

If you believe that you have overdosed on Nicorette, seek emergency help immediately. Some of the symptoms of overdose include

  • weakness
  • nausea or vomiting
  • fast heartbeat
  • dizziness

This is not a complete list of the Nicorette side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

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