NICODERM® STEP 1 - 21MG NICOTINE PATCH
NICODERM® Step 1 is a 21mg transdermal nicotine patch. This is the product you start with if you are a heavy smoker†. NICODERM® works with your willpower to double your chances of successful quitting*.
- 24 hour craving control
- Easy to use
- Most recommended patch by doctors and pharmacists^
- Available in three pack sizes: 7 patches, 14 patches, and 21 patches.
Warnings & Precautions
Keep out of reach of children.
DO NOT USE IF YOU: are under 18 years of age; are an occasional or non-smoker; are pregnant or nursing; have generalized skin disorders (e.g., eczema, rash; are allergic to nicotine or any of the non-medicinal ingredients).
ASK YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE USE IF YOU: have /had heart disease, a heart attack, heart pain, irregular heartbeat or a stroke or have ever had high blood pressure, blood circulation problems or treatment for circulation disorders of the brain, asthma, chronic lung problems, thyroid problems, stomach problems, ulcers or inflammation of the esophagus, kidney or liver disease, diabetes requiring insulin or are taking any prescription medications.
Known Adverse Events: NICODERM® patches can cause minor skin irritation, headache, light-headedness, insomnia, stomach upset and vivid dreams. These side effects may be eliminated by stepping down to a lower strength NICODERM® patch.
• Do not use more than one patch at a time, as this may cause nicotine overdose.
• Remove the NICODERM® patch 2 hours before engaging in prolonged, strenuous exercise, as this may increase nicotine absorption through the skin and cause symptoms of nicotine overdose
Each NICODERM® STEP 1 (21 mg/day) patch contains 114 mg nicotine. Each patch releases a controlled 1.5 mg/hr over 24 hours with systemic delivery of 21 mg/day.
Each NICODERM® STEP 2 (14 mg/day) patch contains 78 mg nicotine. Each patch releases a controlled 1.0 mg/hr over 24 hours with systemic delivery of 14 mg/day.
Each NICODERM® STEP 3 (7 mg/day) patch contains 36 mg nicotine. Each patch releases a controlled 0.5 mg/hr over 24 hours with systemic delivery of 7 mg/day.
Non-medicinal ingredients: Ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, polyisobutylene and high density polyethylene between clear polyester backings.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions concerning NICODERM®.