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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Nicotine Patch to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)

Dosing Information for the Nicotine Patch

Your initial dose of the nicotine patch will depend on how many cigarettes you generally smoke each day. The dose is then gradually reduced to slowly wean your body off nicotine.
Following the recommended dosing guidelines will improve your chances of successfully quitting smoking with the nicotine patch.
(Click Nicotine Patch Dosage for more information.)
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