What are NiQuitin Clear Patches and what are they used for:
NiQuitin Clear Patches are used for the relief of nicotine withdrawal symptoms including cravings as an aid to smoking cessation.NiQuitin Clear Patchescome in three strengths.
Therapy should usually begin withNiQuitin CLEAR21 mg/24 hrs and be reduced according to the following dosing schedule. Light smokers (e.g. those who smoke less than 10 cigarettes per day) are recommended to start at Step 2 (14 mg) for 6 weeks and decrease the dose to NiQuitin CLEAR7 mg/24 hrs for the final 2 weeks.
Step 1: NiQuitin Clear21mg/24hrs transdermal patches; contain 114 mg of nicotine and deliver 21 mg of nicotine over 24 hours.
Step 2: NiQuitin Clear14mg/24hrs transdermal patches; contain 78 mg of nicotine and deliver 14 mg of nicotine over 24 hours.
Step 3: NiQuitin Clear7mg/24hrs transdermal patches; contain 36 mg of nicotine and deliver 7 mg of nicotine over 24 hours.
The active substance is nicotine other ingredients are ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer polyethylene terephthalate layer polyethylene film polyisobutylene and printing ink.
Directions for Use:
Please follow the enclosed instructions or use as directed by your doctor
Benefits & features:
- NiQuitin ClearPatches are colorless rectangular patches for sticking on your skin.
- Each step (strength) comes in its own pack and each pack contains either a 7- or 14-day supply (one patch daily)
- Comes in 21mg 14mg or 7mg to help you choose the right strength based on how much you smoke
- Helps control your nicotine cravings for up to 24 hours21mg 14mg and 7mg available in packs of 721mg available in packs of 7 and 14
- Do not use NiQuitin Clear Patches if you are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine (see ingredients section above)
- Do not use NiQuitin Patches Clear if you are a non-smoker and occasional smoker or under the age of 12 years.
- Talk to your healthcare professional if you are taking any other medicines.
- Do not exceed the stated dose
Talk to your healthcare professional before using NiQuitin Clear if you have/are:
- Been in the hospital because of a heart attack severe heart rhythm problems or a stroke
- Had allergic reactions
- Allergic eczema or dermatitis
- A history of epilepsy or fits
- Stomach or duodenal ulcers
- Pregnant or breastfeeding
- Serious liver or kidney problems
- Uncontrolled overactive thyroid gland or a tumor of the adrenal gland