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It is unlikely that Nicorette Gum will cause interactions with most drugs. However, using this gum to quit smoking can affect how your body metabolizes certain medications, such as insulin, benzodiazepines, and beta blockers. Just the simple act of stopping smoking can increase the levels of some of these medications in your blood, possibly increasing your risk for side effects.

An Overview of Interactions With Nicorette Gum

Nicorette® Gum (nicotine gum) is a nonprescription nicotine replacement medication used to help people stop smoking (known as smoking cessation). The gum itself is unlikely to react with most medications. However, stopping smoking may affect how your body handles a number of other medicines.
 
Some of the drugs that may cause negative interactions with Nicorette Gum or that may be affected by smoking cessation include:
 
  • Benzodiazepines, such as:
 
 
  • Beta agonists, such as:
 
 
 
 
 
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