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nicotine gum

Nicotine polacrilex A masticant that slowly releases nicotine, ameliorating the effects of tobacco withdrawal and the intensity of relapse factors–eg, weight gain

nic·o·tine gum

(nikŏ-tēn gŭm)
Polacrilex chewing gum that contains nicotine; developed as an aid in smoking cessation; now available as an over-the-counter product in various dosages.
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Low level laser therapy (LLLT), also known as cold laser therapy, has been used for 35 years in Europe and America on all kinds of nicotine addiction like cigarettes, shisha, nicotine patches, nicotine gum among others.
Past instructions have been that smokers wanting to quit have to stop smoking completely when they start to use treatments such as nicotine gums and inhalers.
Researchers at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine (Greenville, North Carolina) studied a group of 27 healthy young individuals with no evidence of organic heart disease immediately before and after smoking one cigarette or chewing nicotine gum for 15 minutes.
After 1 week, all volunteers repeated the experimental study but with a placebo gum that looked the same as the nicotine gum.
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Unlike nicotine gum or patches - which, Rodu notes, require a prescription, are relatively expensive, and have modest success rates - switching to smokeless tobacco is not aimed at weaning smokers from tobacco.
are transiently relieved by cigarette smoking and nicotine gum chewing.
The major product segments analyzed are Nicotine Gum, Nicotine Patch, Nicotine lozenges & tablets, and Others (Nicotine Inhaler, and Nasal Spray).
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e American nicotine gum market is worth nearly $500m a year, of which more than half is private label, and the balance branded products.
Washington, Jan 10 ( ANI ): A new study has found that nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs), specifically nicotine patches and nicotine gum, is no more effective in helping smokers quit long-term, even when combined with smoking cessation counselling.
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