The lozenge can alleviate some of the unpleasant withdrawal effects that frequently occur when giving up smoking, such as cravings and irritability.
The lozenge can reduce the desire of the patient to smoke and help improve willpower to resist smoking by providing some of the nicotine previously inhaled.
Nicotinell Lozenge is best suited for those with low nicotine dependency, and is not recommended for those smoking more than 20 cigarettes per day.
The nicotine dependence makes it difficult to stop smoking. The craving for cigarettes can continue for some time after the patient have ceased smoking. The patient needs to use willpower to resist the urge to smoke. Advice and support will improve the success of the patient.