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NiQuitin Minis Mint are part of a programme designed to support your wish to stop smoking. Using Minis at regular intervals gives your body the nicotine you need to help you stop smoking. Stopping smoking straightaway is best for your health. However if you are not able to, you can also use NiQuitin Minis to help you cut down on smoking, perhaps before stopping, or to help you stop smoking for short periods of time.
Category: Smoking Cessation
INGREDIENTS: Nicotine 1.5mg
8 years and over who smoke 20 cigarettes a day or less: Abrupt cessation: use the lozenges whenever there is an urge to smoke. Sufficient lozenges should be used each day, usually 8-12. Continue use for up to 6 weeks to break the habit of smoking, then gradually reduce lozenge use. When daily use is 1-2 lozenges, use should be stopped. A health professional should be consulted if having difficulty discontinuing lozenges. Adolescents (12-17 years): follow schedule of treatment described for abrupt cessation. A health professional should be consulted if not ready or not able to quit abruptly. Gradual cessation: use a lozenge whenever there is a strong urge to smoke in order to reduce the number of cigarettes smoked, then start on the schedule for abrupt cessation. If reduction in cigarette consumption has not been achieved after 6 weeks a healthcare professional should be consulted. Reduction in smoking: use a lozenge whenever there is a strong urge to smoke to reduce the number of cigarettes as far as possible. Temporary abstinence: use a lozenge every 1-2 hours to control withdrawal symptoms including craving. Professional advice should be sought if unable to make a permanent quit attempt after 6 months. Maximum 15 lozenges a day. The lozenge should be moved from one side of the mouth to the other, and repeated, until the lozenge is completely dissolved (about 10 minutes). Do not chew or swallow whole. Under 12 years: not recommended. Also available in 4mg debossed with a F logo.