nicotine patch

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nicotine patch

n
(Medicine) a patch that supplies small amounts of nicotine through the skin
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nicotine patch

ncerotto antifumo (a base di nicotina)
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But Dr Santosh warns that nicotine patches are still a drug and so, can have negative side effects like nausea, dizziness, headaches, anxiety, and insomnia.
We only found one credible study published in the journal Lancet two years ago showing that e-cigs could be as beneficial for smoking cessation as nicotine patches, but it was not recommended for long-term, indefinite use-as an alternative to actual smoking.
The latter group was given a choice of three structured reduction programs to follow before the quit date, as well as nicotine patches and a choice of short-acting nicotine replacement products.
ISLAMABAD -- Electronic cigarettes appear to be at least as effective as nicotine patches in helping people to give up smoking, research suggests.
There | are crave-control patches for the true chocoholic modelled on nicotine patches for smokers.
We agreed I'd come back and see her once a week for 12 weeks so she could see how I was doing and she sent me away with nicotine patches and a nicotine inhalator to help me manage my cravings.
Silk-screened onto two freestanding Plexiglas panels of different widths were a quantity of nicotine patches.
Participants were randomized to active 15-mg nicotine patches or placebo patches started 2 weeks before the target quit date.
Nicotine patches are not the solution for pregnant women who try not to smoke
PROVIDING nicotine patches for pregnant women would save money and lives.
A European study published online September 9, 2013, in The Lancet found e-cigarettes better than nicotine patches at helping smokers lose their desire to smoke.
When comparing electronic cigarettes with nicotine patches, both methods result in about the same proportion of smokers kicking the habit.