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Nicotine

Nicotine Information

Nicotine Benefits & Uses

Nicotine is used to treat the following -

Nicotine 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.

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Ingredients of Nicotine

Nicotine

Nicotine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Nicotine is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Dizziness Mild
  4. Hiccup
  5. Dry Mouth Mild
  6. Flatulence Mild
  7. Tremor
  8. Acne
  9. Insomnia दुर्लभ
  10. Restlessness
  11. Anxiety दुर्लभ
  12. Cough दुर्लभ
  13. Sinus inflammation
  14. Throat Irritation
  15. Mouth sores

Nicotine Related Warnings

Is the use of Nicotine safe for pregnant women?

Nicotine can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Nicotine right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Nicotine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Nicotine. Immediately discontinue Nicotine if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Nicotine on the Kidneys?

Nicotine has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Nicotine on the Liver?

Nicotine may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Nicotine on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Nicotine on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Nicotine with Other Drugs

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

Nicotine Contraindications

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

  1. Asthma
  2. Heart Disease
  3. Diabetes
  4. Angina
  5. Hyperthyroidism
  6. Arrhythmia
  7. Liver Disease
  8. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Nicotine

Is this Nicotine habit forming or addictive?

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

Yes

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

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Nicotine only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Nicotine in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Nicotine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Nicotine

Taking Nicotine with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Nicotine

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Nicotine and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 904-906
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 121-122