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Habitrol Nicotine and/or alternatives
Habitrol 7mg/24HrMarketed as Habitrol Patches Step 1 in Canada Manufacturer: Novartis Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada
Habitrol 14mg/24HrMarketed as Habitrol Patches Step 2 in Canada Manufacturer: Novartis Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada
Habitrol 21mg/24HrMarketed as Habitrol Patches Step 3 in Canada Manufacturer: Novartis Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada
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Description of Habitrol
Habitrol is an anti-smoking aid with the generic name Nicotine. It is the primary ingredient in tobacco products. Habitrol is available in different forms such as gum and lozenge. People who want to get rid of their smoking habit can buy Habitrol online.
Indications & Dosage of Habitrol
Habitrol is used to help people quit smoking. It is only a part of smoking cessation program. Counseling, support, and behavior change are generally other parts of a total stop smoking program.
Nicotine addiction is the primary reason for people’s inability to quit smoking even if they want to. Nicotine replacement therapy is an effective way to get rid of smoking habit. The Nicotine in Habitrol acts as a replacement for Nicotine in cigarettes and stops the body’s craving it, thereby killing the urge to smoke. The medication also helps treat withdrawal symptoms of Nicotine such as irritability, nervousness, difficulty concentrating, weight gain, headache, or tobacco cravings.
Your doctor will give you specific instructions regarding the dosage. Place the Habitrol lozenge in your mouth and let it dissolve slowly in the mouth. Do not swallow or chew it. If you are using Habitrol gum, you need to place it in your mouth and chew it slowly until you experience a tingling sensation. Park the gum inside your mouth until the tingling sensation disappears. Remove the gum after 30 minutes or after you stop experiencing the tingling sensation.
Side Effects & Interactions of Habitrol
Like all other drugs, Habitrol may also cause mild to severe side effects in some patients. However, not all those who use this product will experience side effects. Most people who use this product do not experience any side effects.
The less serious side effects associated with Habitrol include: joint or muscle pain, mild dizziness, upset stomach, dry mouth, mouth or throat soreness, headache, changes in taste, hiccups or burping. If any of these side effects stay for a long time or become bothersome, you should consult your doctor.
Some people may also experience severe side effects such as pounding or fast heartbeat, extreme dizziness or weakness, severe vomiting or nausea, fluttering in your chest, bronchospasms (trouble breathing, tightness in the chest, wheezing). Stop using the medication and consult your doctor if you experience severe side effects after using Habitrol.
In rare cases, Habitrol may cause allergic reactions in some people. Seek medical attention immediately if you notice or experience difficulty breathing, hives or swelling of your throat, tongue, lips or face.
Habitrol may potentially interact with other medicines you are using and cause side effects. It may interact with drugs such as Imipramine, Oxazepam, Propranolol, Labetalol, Isoproterenol, Prazosin, Insulin, or antidepressants.
Before you buy Habitrol, let your doctor know about every drug you are using which includes prescription drugs, over the counter medicines, and herbal supplements.
Warnings & Precautions of Habitrol
Habitrol may not be the right drug for people with certain medical problems such as circulation problems, heart disease, stomach ulcer, thyroid disorder, kidney or liver disease, diabetes, dental problems, breathing disorder, an adrenal gland tumor, or high blood pressure.
Before starting the treatment, tell the doctor about your medical history of heart attack or stroke. You should not use other tobacco or nicotine products while you are using Habitrol in any form. Pregnant women, nursing mothers or women planning to get pregnant should buy Habitrol only after learning about the benefits and risks of using the drug from their doctor.
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