What are NiQuitin Clear Patches and what are they used for:
NiQuitin Clear Patches are used for the relief of nicotine withdrawal symptoms including cravings as an aid to smoking cessation.
NiQuitin Clear Patches come in three strengths.
Therapy should usually begin with NiQuitin CLEAR 21 mg/24 hrs and be reduced according to the following dosing schedule. Light smokers (e.g. those who smoke less than 10 cigarettes per day) are recommended to start at Step 2 (14 mg) for 6 weeks and decrease the dose to NiQuitin CLEAR 7 mg/24 hrs for the final 2 weeks.
Step 1: NiQuitin Clear 21mg/24hrs transdermal patches; contain 114 mg of nicotine and deliver 21 mg of nicotine over 24 hours.
Step 2: NiQuitin Clear 14mg/24hrs transdermal patches; contain 78 mg of nicotine and deliver 14 mg of nicotine over 24 hours.
Step 3: NiQuitin Clear 7mg/24hrs transdermal patches; contain 36 mg of nicotine and deliver 7 mg of nicotine over 24 hours.
The active substance is nicotine
The other ingredients are ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer, polyethylene terephthalate layer, polyethylene film, polyethylene terephthalate layer, polyethylene film, polyisobutylene and printing ink.
Directions for Use:
Please follow the enclosed instructions or use as directed by your doctor
Benefits & features:
NiQuitin Clear Patches are colourless, rectangular patches for sticking on your skin.
Each step (strength) comes in its own pack and each pack contains either 7- or 14-day supply (one patch daily)
Comes in 21mg, 14mg or 7mg to help you choose the right strength based on how much you smoke
Helps control your nicotine cravings for up to 24 hours
21mg, 14mg and 7mg available in packs of 7
21mg available in packs of 7 and 14
Do not use NiQuitin Clear Patches if you are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine (see ingredients section above)
Do not use NiQuitin Patches Clear If you are a non-smoker, an occasional smoker or under the age of 12 years.
Talk to your healthcare professional if you are taking any other medicines.
Do not exceed the stated dose
Talk to your healthcare professional before using NiQuitin Clear if you have/are:
- Been in hospital because of a heart attack, severe heart rhythm problems or a stroke
- Had allergic reactions
- Allergic eczema or dermatitis
- A history of epilepsy or fits
- Stomach or duodenal ulcers
- Pregnant or breastfeeding
- Serious liver or kidney problems
- Uncontrolled overactive thyroid gland or a tumour of the adrenal gland
Concerns about becoming dependent on this product
NiQuitin products contain nicotine. Requires willpower. Stop smoking aid. Always read the label.