nicotine lozenge


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nic·o·tine loz·enge

(nik'ŏ-tēn loz'enj)
A slow-dissolving troche developed as an aid in smoking cessation.
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A total of 70% of smokers on placebo initially abstained, compared with 92% of those using a nicotine patch with a nicotine lozenge, 86% on bupropion with a lozenge, 81% on bupropion, 81% on a lozenge, and 88% on a nicotine patch.
The 2006 survey, for the first time, included a question regarding coverage for the nicotine lozenge and varenicline (Chantix).
Bupropion (Zyban) alone, or in combination with the nicotine lozenge, also did not increase cessation rates among patients with a history of anxiety disorders.
The researchers from University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, Madison showed that smokers using a patch and nicotine lozenge were also more likely to have quit at seven days and tended to have other more positive outcomes.
Researchers writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Jan 26, compared two nicotine replacement products (the nicotine patch, and nicotine lozenges), and the smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix[R]), which works by reducing the craving for nicotine, as well as decreasing its pleasurable effects.
His outpatient medications were restarted at regular dosages but he declined nicotine replacement options of nicotine lozenges or a patch saying "it does not work for me".
"I now have nicotine lozenges and still get cravings but a fortnightly phone call from my counsellor from Roy Castle FagEnds helps to keep me focused.
If a person really wants to quit, it is easy to help him." Al Wahaibi said that those who are highly dependent on nicotine and are seeking to quit smoking are usually offered nicotine replacement therapy during which nicotine patches, nicotine gum, or nicotine lozenges are used "which have no side effects." However, they should consult with specialists before using them because many people, including some pharmacy staff, do not know the right way to use them, he noted.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 23, 2013-Perrigo unveils store brand version of nicorette mini nicotine lozenges in retail outlets(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
M2 PHARMA-October 11, 2012-The Perrigo Company awarded FDA approval to market mint flavoured mini nicotine lozenges USP, 2mg & 4mg(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
The forms of NRT which are free under the scheme include nicotine gum, nicotine lozenges, microtabs, nicotine patches, inhalators and nasal spray.