Nicorette Caution For Usage



Johnson & Johnson


Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Caution For Usage
Instructions for Use/Handling: Nicorette Invisi Transdermal Patch: Use one new patch per day.
Wash hands before applying the patch.
Each Nicorette Invisi Transdermal Patch comes with a child-resistant sachet which can be opened by cutting along the edge with a pair of scissors.
Remove the patch from its sachet and then peel one part of the silvery aluminium backing away.
Avoid touching the sticky surface of the patch with fingers.
Carefully apply the sticky part of the patch to the chosen area of skin and then peel off the remaining half of the silvery backing foil.
Press the patch firmly onto the skin with palm or fingertips.
Run fingers around the edge to ensure it sticks firmly.
Things patient must do: Before applying Nicorette Invisi Transdermal Patch, choose a completely clean, dry area of hairless skin on thefront or side of the chest, upper arm or hip.
Things not to do: Do not use more than one patch at a time. If patient lose a patch while swimming, bathing or showering, patient can replace it with another patch.
Do not apply oil, lotion or talcum powder to the skin before putting on the patch as this may prevent it from sticking properly.
The patch should not be kept on at night while sleeping as it may cause nicotine-induced sleep disturbance. If patient forget to remove the patch the night before, continue treatment the following morning by removing the old patch and applying the new one.
Things to be careful of: Avoid placing the patch onto any area of skin that is red, cut or irritated.
Nicorrette Icy Mint Medicated Chewing Gum: Things patient must do: Use the Nicorette Chewing Gum technique. Chew only one piece of gum at a time.
Things patient must not do: Give product to children.
Things to be careful of: Avoid swallowing the gum. If a child has used or swallowed the gum, seek medical treatment immediately. Nicotine ingestion by a child may result in severe poisoning.
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