1. What is a nicotine lozenge?
A nicotine lozenge is a tablet that contains nicotine, which dissolves slowly in the mouth to release nicotine for 20 to 30 minutes.
2. Can I use a nicotine lozenge if I am pregnant?
It is FDA Class D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
3. Is the nicotine lozenge FDA approved?
4. Any restrictions with nicotine lozenge use?
Nicotine gum is not controlled as tobacco products.
5. Instructions for nicotine patch use:
12 weeks of use
Place only one lozenge in your mouth at a time. Let the lozenge dissolve for 20 to 30 minutes. Do not chew or swallow the lozenge. Use 9 lozenges per day during the first 6 weeks. Do NOT smoke while using this patch as it can lead to nicotine overdose.