Nicorette 4mg Lozenges Icy Mint (Pack of 4x20)
- Dual-layer for a long-lasting taste
- Comes in 2mg or 4mg to let you choose the right strength based on how much you smoke
- Available in 20s and 80s
NICORETTE® cools lozenge is a
nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).
It is used to relieve and /or prevent
withdrawal symptoms and reduce the
cravings you get when you try to stop
smoking or when cutting down the
number of cigarettes you smoke.
You may experience unwanted effects
because by stopping smoking you have
reduced the amount of nicotine you are
taking. You may also experience these
effects if you under use NICORETTE®
cools lozenge before you are ready to
reduce your nicotine intake.
! These effects include:
irritability or aggression
increased appetite or weight gain
urges to smoke (craving)
night time awakening or sleep
lowering of heart rate
dizziness, lightheadedness, blurry
swelling of the nasal passages and
back of the throat
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.
Place the lozenge in the mouth. Allow it
to slowly dissolve. This will release
nicotine, which you will absorb through
the lining of your mouth
Do not use nicorette® cools lozenge:
if you have an allergy to nicotine or
any of the other ingredients.
if you are a child under 12 years of
! Talk to your doctor, nurse or
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding – you may be able to use
nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to
help you give up smoking but you
should try to give up without it. See ”If
you are pregnant or breast-feeding”
if you are in hospital because of
heart disease (including heart attack,
disorders of heart rate or rhythm,
angina, high blood pressure or stroke).
In other heart conditions not requiring
you to be in hospital, using NRT is
better than continuing to smoke.
if you have a stomach ulcer,
duodenal ulcer, inflammation of the
stomach or inflammation of the
oesophagus (passage between the
mouth and stomach).
if you have liver or kidney disease.
if you have an overactive thyroid
gland or have a phaeochromocytoma
(a tumour of the adrenal gland that can
affect blood pressure) – your doctor
will have told you this.
if you have diabetes – monitor your
blood sugar levels more often when
starting to use nicorette cools lozenge
as you may find your insulin or
medication requirements alter.
if you are taking any other medicines
such as theophylline, clozapine or
ropinirole. Stopping smoking may
require the dose of these medicines to
➤If any of these applies, talk to your
doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
! If you are pregnant or
If you are pregnant:
1) Firstly, you should try to give up
smoking without NRT. Stopping
completely is by far the best option.
The earlier and quicker you do this
the better it is for you and your
2) Secondly, if you can’t manage this,
you can use NRT as a safer
alternative to smoking as the risks to
your baby are far less than smoking,
however you should
talk to your doctor, nurse or
pharmacist for advice.
Products that are used intermittently,
including NICORETTE® cools lozenge,
may be preferable to nicotine patches.
However, patches may be more suitable
if you have nausea or sickness. If you do
use patches take them off before going
to bed at night.
If you are breast-feeding:
1) Firstly, you should try to give up
smoking without NRT.
2) Secondly, if you can’t manage
this you are best to use NRT
products that are taken intermittently
(not patches), however you should talk
to your doctor, nurse or
pharmacist for advice. Breast-feed just
before you use NICORETTE® cools
lozenge to ensure that the baby gets
the smallest amount of nicotine
If you do need to use NRT to help you
quit, the amount of nicotine that the baby
may receive is considerably smaller and
less harmful than the second-hand
smoke they would inhale if you smoked.
Tobacco smoke produces breathing and
other problems in babies and children.
! Important information about
some of the ingredients
This medicine contains less than 1 mmol
sodium (23 mg) in each lozenge, that is
to say essentially ‘sodium- free’.
The active ingredient is nicotine. Each
lozenge contains 4mg nicotine
Other ingredients are:
Mannitol (E421), Xanthan gum (E415),
Winterfresh Flavour, Sodium carbonate
anhydrous, Sucralose (E955),
Acesulfame potassium (E950),
Magnesium stearate (E470b),
Hypromellose (Methocel E3), Titanium
dioxide (E171), Sepifilm gloss,
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