Serious cardiovascular event (heart disease), or hospitalization for a cardiovascular complaint, in the previous 4 weeks (e.g. stroke, myocardial infarction, unstable angina, cardiac arrhythmia, coronary artery bypass graft and angioplasty) or if patient suffers from uncontrolled hypertension (high bloodpressure).
Stomach ulcer, duodenal ulcer, inflammation of the stomach or inflammation of the oesophagus.
Liver or kidney disease.
Overactive thyroid gland or have a pheochromocytoma (a tumour of the adrenal glands that can affect blood pressure).
If the patient has diabetes, monitor blood sugar levels more often when starting to use Nicorette. Insulin or medication dose requires adjustment.
Nicorette Invisi Transdermal Patch: Nicorette Invisi Transdermal Patch should not be used by non-smokers.
If the patient has skin disorder such as psoriasis, eczema or hives (urticaria) covering large area of the skin.
Nicorrette Icy Mint Medicated Chewing Gum: Persistent indigestion or pains in the chest.