nicotine nasal spray

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nicotine nasal spray

a product approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for aiding tobacco smoking cessation in adults. One dose of the nasal spray administers 1 mg of nicotine directly into the nasal membranes. Because of the risk of becoming dependent on the nasal spray, it is recommended that patients not use it for more than 6 months. See also nicotine replacement therapy.

nicotine nasal spray

Nicotrol Tobacco A tool for smoking cessation, in which nicotine in solution is spritzed–0.5 mg nicotine/spritz in each nostril, up to 40 doses/day Adverse effects Runny nose, nasal and/or throat irritation, watery eyes, sneezing Results Cessation is 2-fold greater than with placebos. See Nicotine.

nic·o·tine na·sal spray

(nikŏ-tēn nāzăl sprā)
A nicotine withdrawal product for patients' intranasal use to aid in smoking cessation.
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Nicotrol NS is a pump bottle that holds 100 milligrams of pure nicotine that smokers can inhale to ward off cigarette cravings.
Despite the risk, Nicotrol NS "will be a very big help to smokers in general, but specifically to the heavier smokers," said Dr.
No one has compared Nicotrol NS directly to nicotine gum or patches.
NICOTROL NS, the first nicotine nasal spray to be introduced in the United States, is indicated as an aid to smoking cessation for the relief of nicotine withdrawal symptoms.
As with all nicotine replacement therapy, NICOTROL NS is to be used with a comprehensive behavior modification system.
The novel delivery form of NICOTROL NS distinguishes it from other nicotine replacement therapies currently on the market.
The availability of the NICOTROL NS Nasal Spray is an important new option for doctors and patients battling smoking addiction.
launch of NICOTROL NS is an important step in our global effort to provide a broad and efficacious range of nicotine replacement products supporting the needs of individual smokers.
The decision to make NICOTROL patches available without a prescription follows the FDA's marketing clearance in March of this year for NICOTROL NS, a unique prescription nicotine nasal spray designed to reduce nicotine withdrawal symptoms and help smokers quit, when used as part of a comprehensive smoking cessation program.