Nicogum

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Nicogum Information

Nicogum is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Gum, Tablet. Smoking Addiction are some of its major therapeutic uses.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Nicogum. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Nicogum include Nausea or vomiting, Mouth sores. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Nicogum as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Nicogum normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Nicogum's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Nicogum has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Nicogum related warnings section.

Nicogum is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Angina, Arrhythmia as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Nicogum are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Nicogum have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Nicogum, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Nicogum Benefits & Uses

Nicogum is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Nicogum Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Nicogum Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Nicogum safe for pregnant women?


    Nicogum can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Nicogum, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Nicogum safe during breastfeeding?


    Nicogum can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Nicogum on the Kidneys?


    Nicogum rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Nicogum on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Nicogum on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Nicogum on the Heart?


    Nicogum may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Nicogum with Other Drugs

Nicogum should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Mild



Nicogum Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Nicogum unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Nicogum

  • Is this Nicogum habit forming or addictive?


    Yes, Nicogum can get addictive. Consume it only after doctor's advise.

    Yes
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Nicogum, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Nicogum can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Nicogum is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Nicogum cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Nicogum Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Nicogum


    Taking Nicogum with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Nicogum


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Nicogum with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Nicogum

Question over 4 years ago

Can Nicogum cause headache?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Nicogum might cause a headache. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind a headache is still not known. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, apply balm and complete rest even after this if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Nicogum work?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Nicogum contains nicotine which works by acting on your brain that helps in reducing withdrawal symptoms such nicotine craving, difficulty concentrating, frustration, restlessness, and anxiety associated with smoking cessation and gradually reduces the need to smoke.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Nicogum cause blood pressure high blood pressure?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Nicogum might cause blood pressure because Nicogum contains nicotine which acts on the brain and due to this a chemical messenger (adrenaline) is released into the body that causes high blood pressure and increased heart rate.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Nicogum raise cholesterol?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Yes, Nicogum raise cholesterol. Scientific evidence suggests that it raises the level of good cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. However, the exact mechanism of how Nicogum raises good cholesterol is unknown.

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Nicogum?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

The dose and duration of Nicogum vary depending upon the medical condition of patient and type of dosage form.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 904-906

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 121-122



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