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The Nicorette Inhaler Starter Pack is a type of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). It helps the smoker quit by relieving the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal and by alleviating their desire to smoke. The Nicorette Inhaler Starter Pack can also assist smokers who need to stop smoking temporarily, such as on a long-haul flight. The Nicorette Inhaler Starter Pack can provide relief for smokers who cannot, or will not, quit smoking less by providing periods when they can abstain from smoking. The Nicorette Inhaler Starter Pack enables the smoker to satisfy their physiological craving for nicotine and reaches its full effectiveness after approximately 30 minutes. It allows the user to recreate the action of smoking and gives them something to do with their hands. This may not seem important but some smokers who try to quit really miss the physical habit of lifting a cigarette to and from the mouth.
While the Nicorette Inhaler may look like a plastic cigarette, it is quite different. The inhaler only delivers nicotine to the mouth and not the lungs. The nicotine that does enter the system through this method is absorbed much more slowly than it is by smoking cigarettes. In this way it provides enough nicotine to the body to overcome the unpleasantness of nicotine withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms are often exhibited as irritability and anxiety, mood swings, mild depression, trouble sleeping or concentrating. These are part of the reason why many smokers find it so difficult to quit.
The inhaler is a great choice for those who are not enamoured of the thought of chewing NRT gum but who also want something more flexible than NRT patches. The Nicorette Inhaler can be used whenever a nicotine craving hits and, when combined with a strong desire to quit smoking, increases the chances of giving up smoking completely.
The Nicorette Inhaler Starter Pack contains 6 inhaler cartridges and 1 mouthpiece and is a great way to try this form of Nicotine Replacement Therapy.
Use the Nicorette Inhaler whenever you have the urge to smoke, up to the recommended daily maximum of 12 cartridges.
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Nicorette Inhaler is manufactured by Pharmacia AB, Sweden and is distributed by Pharmacia, Auckland, NZ.
If you are currently taking other medications, have other medical conditions, you may be pregnant, or you are breastfeeding, please contact us to talk to a pharmacist.