Nicorette Mini Lozenge

  • Smoking

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Nicotine polacrilex 2mg, 4mg; contains sodium; mint flavor.

How Supplied

Gum—20, 100, 110, 200; Lozenge—(mint, cherry)—72; (original)—108; Mini lozenge—20, 81, 108, 135


Nicorette Mini Lozenge Indications


Adjunct in smoking cessation therapy.

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Dosage and Administration


Start on quit day. Do not chew or swallow lozenge. Use 2mg if patient smoked first cigarette >30 mins after waking up; use 4mg if patient smoked first cigarette within 30 mins of waking up. Dissolve slowly in mouth; minimize swallowing. ≥18yrs: 1 lozenge every 1–2hrs (at least 9 lozenges/day) for 6 weeks, then every 2–4hrs for 3 weeks, then every 4–8hrs for 3 weeks, then stop; max 5 lozenges/6hrs (20 lozenges/day).


<18yrs: not recommended.

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Contraindications

Not Applicable

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Warnings/Precautions


Cardiovascular disease, recent heart attack, irregular heart beat. Uncontrolled hypertension. Peptic ulcer disease. Diabetes. History of seizures. Sodium-restricted diet. Discontinue and evaluate if irregular heart beat, palpitations, mouth/teeth/jaw problems, persistent indigestion, severe sore throat, nicotine overdose symptoms, or allergic reactions occur. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Interactions


Do not eat or drink for 15 mins before and during use. Concomitant other non-nicotine smoking cessation drug. Concomitant antidepressants or anti-asthmatic drugs; may need to adjust dose.

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hiccups, heartburn, dizziness, palpitations, hypertension, mouth problems.

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Clinical Trials

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Nicorette Mini Lozenge Note

Not Applicable

Nicorette Mini Lozenge Patient Counseling

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