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Storage Information

The nicotine patch should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets. Each patch contains enough nicotine to harm a child or animal.

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Nicoderm CQ).

Who Makes the Nicotine Patch?

The brand-name nicotine patch (sold under the name Nicoderm CQ) is made by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. Generic versions of the patch are made by various manufacturers.

Available Strengths

The patches come in the following strengths:
  • Nicotine patch 21 mg per 24 hours
  • Nicotine patch 14 mg per 24 hours
  • Nicotine patch 7 mg per 24 hours.
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