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Nicotrol NS

Nicotrol NS Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (Nicotrol NS)?

Since nicotine is used as needed, you are not likely to miss a dose. Do not use more than 16 nicotine inhaler cartridges or 40 sprays of nasal nicotine per day.

What happens if I overdose (Nicotrol NS)?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. The amount of nicotine in a used or unused bottle or cartridge can cause serious harm to a child who accidentally sucks or chews on it. Seek emergency medical attention if this happens.

Overdose symptoms may include severe dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, confusion, problems with hearing or vision, weakness, pale skin, cold sweat, fast heart rate, fainting, seizure (convulsions), slow breathing (breathing may stop).

What should I avoid while using nicotine nasal or inhalation (Nicotrol NS)?

Do not smoke or use other nicotine products (including snuff, chewing tobacco, or nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges). Using many forms of nicotine together can be dangerous.

What other drugs will affect nicotine (Nicotrol NS)?

Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:

  • cold or allergy medication that contains phenylephrine (a decongestant);
  • imipramine (Tofranil) or other antidepressant;
  • insulin;
  • isoproterenol (Isuprel) or other asthma medication;
  • labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate);
  • oxazepam (Serax);
  • pentazocine (Talwin);
  • prazosin (Minipress);
  • propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran);
  • theophylline (Theo-Dur, Theochron, Theolair); or
  • varenicline (Chantix) or other non-nicotine smoking cessation product.

This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with nicotine nasal spray or inhaler. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about nicotine nasal or inhalation.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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