nicotine nasal spray(redirected from Nicotrol NS)
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 sprayNicotrol™ 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.