Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) works by giving you a fixed dose of nicotine, which you gradually reduce over time.  This reduces your cravings for a cigarette.NRT Tablets

  • 2 products can be used together for more effective reduction of cravings.
  • NRT is normally used for up to 12 weeks.
  • NRT is safe to use in pregnancy.
  • NRT can be used from 12 years of age

Need To Just Forget About Smoking & Cravings Through The Day?

Nicotine Patches are a one a day solution. They work by delivering a steady dose of nicotine through the day. Choose between 16 hour and 24 hour Patches, to suit your requirements.  Your Stop Smoking Advisor will help you decide which is best for you.  Discreet and easy to use.  Patches take about 30 minutes to get going so if you need a quicker hit you may need to look at other products.  Use with a faster acting product for maximum effectiveness.

Need something to do with your hands?

Looking a little like a cigarette an Inhalator releases nicotine vapour which is absorbed through the mouth and throat.  Use up to 6 nicotine cartridges per day for it to be effective. Use it at least once an hour.  Can be useful if you miss having something to do with your hands.

Need a day ­long treatment you can regulate yourself?

Gum, Microtabs, Lozenges & Oral Film are taken by mouth and help you when you need them throughout the day.  Use them regularly throughout the day not just when you get a craving.  Gum is good for day-­long treatment. Use about 10-­15 pieces per day.  For maximum effect chew the gum slowly then rest it between your gum and cheek.  Available in different strengths and flavours.  Bitter taste to start with, but you get used to it.  Microtabs dissolve when you place them under your tongue.  Use up to  2 per hour as required.  Discreet and easy to use.  Lozenges dissolve slowly in the mouth.  Use up to 15 per day. Discreet and easy to use.  Oral Film dissolves very quickly in the mouth.  Use up to 15 per day.  Discreet and easy to use.

Need to beat the cravings NOW?

The Mouth Spray is absorbed very quickly through the lining of the mouth.  Spray into the side of the mouth for best effect.  Use 1-­2 sprays every 30 mins to 1 hour.  May cause irritation to start with.  The Nasal Spray delivers a quick dose of nicotine through the lining of  the nose.  Spray into each nostril once or twice an hour.  May cause irritation to start with.

Scare stories got you worried about using some of these products? Check our myth buster to help separate the fact from fiction.

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