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If you are trying to quit smoking with Nicorette Gum, your dosage will depend on how many cigarettes you normally smoke on a daily basis. This medication comes in the form of a gum that releases nicotine as it is chewed. The amount of gum you chew each day is slowly decreased over 12 weeks (or sometimes longer), which helps gradually wean your body off nicotine.
An Introduction to Dosing With Nicorette GumYour initial dose of Nicorette® Gum (nicotine gum) will depend on how soon after waking up you normally smoke your first cigarette of the day. The dose is then slowly decreased to gradually wean your body off nicotine.
Nicorette Gum Dosage Guidelines
- Weeks 1 through 6: chew one piece of gum every one to two hours
- Weeks 7 through 9: chew one piece of gum every two to four hours
- Weeks 10 through 12: chew one piece of gum every four to eight hours.