Tuesday, January 31, 2023

This Gum can help you Quit Smoking. Approved by MOH!

LifestyleThis Gum can help you Quit Smoking. Approved by MOH!

Quit smoking is not an easy task and majority who do it cold turkey ended up unsuccessful. If you are determined to quit smoking, getting support from your family members and assistance from healthcare professionals can increase the success rate significantly.

In the event that you are determined to quit smoking alone, you can always try Nicorette. It is approved by the Ministry of Health*.

*MAL15045076ARZ | MAL15045059ARZ

Nicorette Gum is one of Nicorette’s main product and it works by supply your body with the suitable amount of nicotine and relieves your cravings for smoking and reduces withdrawal symptoms.

Source: Nicorette

The gum comes in 2 variants, that is 2mg or 4mg of nicotine and you can choose based on how much you smoke. If you smoke less than a pack of cigarette a day, you are recommended to take the 2mg pack, whereas if you smoke more than a pack or more, you should take the 4mg pack.

The gum are available in icy mint flavour with 105 pieces per pack only.

Instructions on how to use

  1. Chew the gum slowly until the taste becomes strong.
  2. When the taste is strong, rest the gum between your mouth’s jaw and cheek. The nicotine is absorbed by your mouth’s lining.
  3. After the taste has faded, resume chewing the gum until the taste becomes strong again.
  4. Keep repeating steps 2 and 3 for about 30 minutes.

Ready to quit completely? Chew a piece of gum whenever you feel the urge to smoke. Over time, you’ll need to chew less and less gum to control your nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms. It is recommend that you gradually reducing the number of pieces of gum that you chew each day.

Follow this pictogram and you’ll be able to quite smoking within 16 weeks.

Source: Nicorette

Where can you get it?

Nicorette gum is a non-prescription medicine that can be obtained through consulting a pharmacist at retail pharmacies.

Nicorette may be expensive when comparing directly to a box of cigarettes. However, quit smoking saves you more in the long term, not to mention that smoking is bad for your health.

Click here for more information on Nicorette and how it can help you stop smoking.

1. Nicorette Icymint Gum Package Insert 2017

KKLIU 0887/2021. Expiry Date: 31 Dec 2023. This is a medicine product advertisement. This product is not suitable for children. Do not use this product if you have serious heart disease, are pregnant or breast feeding. Not to be used by non-smokers. Consult your healthcare professional before use.

The information provided is for educational and communication purposes only and it should not be construed as personal medical advice. Information published in this article is not intended to replace, supplant or augment a consultation with a health professional regarding the reader’s own medical care.

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