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Kwiknic 4mg Mint

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Kwiknic 4 MG Description

Kwiknic Chewing Gum contains Nicotine as the active ingredient. It is used as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). Kwiknic is used in the treatment of smoking cessation. It helps to get rid of withdraw...
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ContainsNicotine(4.0 Mg)
UsesNicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
Side effectsHeadache, soreness of the mouth, throat irritation, taste disturbances
ClassificationDEADDICTION
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Uses of Kwiknic 4 MG

Kwiknic Chewing Gum is used to relieve the symptoms related to nicotine withdrawal and to decrease the cravings for nicotine.

Contraindications of Kwiknic 4 MG

  • If you are allergic to nicotine or any of the content of Kwiknic Chewing Gum.
  • If your age is less than 12 years of age.

Side effects of Kwiknic 4 MG

  • Headache
  • Soreness of mouth
  • Throat irritation
  • Vomiting
  • Hiccups
  • Dizziness
  • Taste disturbances
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased saliva
  • Burning in the mouth
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Kwiknic 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Kwiknic Chewing Gum during pregnancy?
A:
Always try to stop and avoid smoking if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby. Still, if you want to stop smoking, it is better to use Kwiknic Chewing Gum than smoking as it carries a lesser risk to your baby. However, it is better to take a doctor's advice before using this Chewing Gum if you are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Kwiknic Chewing Gum while breastfeeding?
A:
Always try to stop and avoid smoking if you are breastfeeding your baby. Still, if you want to stop smoking, it is better to use Kwiknic Chewing Gum than smoking as it carries a lesser risk to your baby. Tobacco smoke can cause breathing difficulty and other health-related side effects to babies and children. If any of your family members also smoking, ask them to give it up with you.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Kwiknic Chewing Gum?
A:
Generally, it does not interfere with the ability to drive, but if you feel dizzy or experience blurring of vision, do not drive or stop using heavy machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Kwiknic Chewing Gum?
A:
No, you should avoid consuming alcohol, as it may interfere with the effect of nicotine Chewing Gum or may increase the chances of side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any heart problems (heart attack, rhythm problems, stroke, high blood pressure etc.)
  • You have diabetes (monitor your blood sugar levels more often when you start using this medicine).
  • You have ulcers in the stomach or intestine, any complaints like pain or swelling of the stomach and indigestion.
  • You have any problems related to the liver or kidney.
  • You have overacting thyroid gland.
  • You have high blood pressure due to tumour-related to the gland near the kidney (pheochromocytoma- tumour of adrenal gland).
  • You are taking any other medicines.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • This medicine should be used by adults and children above 12 years of age. However, it is always advisable to consult your doctor before using it.

Mode of Action of Kwiknic 4 MG

How Does It Work?

  • When you are smoking cigarettes for a longer time, your body becomes dependent on nicotine. Now when you try to quit smoking, the body produces withdrawal symptoms like cravings (unpleasant feeling an...
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  • Nicotine Chewing Gums helps you to get out of this craving cycle gradually. When you want to quit smoking, use nicotine Chewing Gums and don’t smoke.
  • When you use this Chewing Gum it releases nicotine into the mouth. This nicotine gets absorbed into the body from the lining of the mouth and helps to decrease the craving for smoking by decreasing th...
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Directions for Use of Kwiknic 4 MG

  • Kwiknic Chewing Gum should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.

Interactions of Kwiknic 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about any of the other medicine you are taking which includes medicine without prescription and herbal medicines as well, as these medicines may alter the effectiveness of Kwiknic Che...
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  • Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines, including:
  • Theophylline (used for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), Clozapine (used for mental illness), Ropinirole (used for Parkinson’s disease characterized by tremors and lack of movement).
  • When you reduce or stop smoking your body metabolism slows down, which can increase the side effects of other medicines.

Storage and disposal of Kwiknic 4 MG

  • Keep Kwiknic Chewing Gums out of sight and reach of children.
  • Store it below 30°C in the original package.

Dosage of Kwiknic 4 MG

Overdose

  • Take Kwiknic Chewing Gum exactly as prescribed by your doctor or as per instruction on a leaflet.
  • Overdose may increase the side effects of the medicine. You may feel nausea, vomiting, increased salivation, pain in your stomach, diarrhoea, sweating, headache, dizziness, hearing disturbance, weakne...
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  • If a child under 12 accidentally uses, swallows, sucks or chews some of this medicine, take them to a hospital immediately. Take the medicine/Chewing Gum with you. Nicotine ingestion by a child may ca...
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Missed a Dose

Kwiknic Chewing Gum is to be taken as and when needed. Hence missing a dose is unlikely.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Kwiknic Chewing Gum?

A: Kwiknic Chewing Gum is used in the treatment of smoking cessation. It helps to get rid of withdrawal symptoms, which develop when you stop smoking or reduce the number of cigarette smoking. At places when you crave smoking but you cannot, this Chewing Gum helps to decrease craving.

Q: How does Kwiknic Chewing Gum work?

A: Kwiknic Chewing Gum contains medicine known as Nicotine. It is one the group of the medicine known as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). This Chewing Gum acts slowly and intermittently, it releases nicotine, which gets absorbed through your mouth linings into your body. It does not give you the same feeling as smoking, but it decreases the cravings and withdrawal symptoms that arise due to decrease or stop smoking.
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Last Updated on: 18 May 2022 | 10:41 PM (IST)

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