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- Place the lozenge in your mouth.
- Occasionally move the lozenge from one side of your mouth to the other. Do not chew or swallow.
- Repeat step 2 until the lozenge dissolves completely (about 16-19 minutes).
Ready to quit smoking? Have a lozenge whenever you feel the urge to smoke. Over time, you’ll need fewer lozenges to control your nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms.
|Week 1-12||1 lozenge when you have the urge to smoke or every 1-2 hours. Do not use more than 15 lozenges per day.|
|After 12 weeks||Gradually reduce to 1-2 lozenges per day and then stop use.|
|Gradually increase lozenge use (maximum of 15 lozenges per day) and reduce smoking with the aim of stopping by 6 months. If you have not cut down at 6 weeks or stopped at 9 months, see your doctor or pharmacist.|