Find & Manage Your Patient Assistance Programs
Estimated patient savings $600,000,000.00
Nicotine Polacrilex


Helps you quit smoking. Provides your body with nicotine to replace cigarettes.

Brand Names

Equate Nicotine
Leader Nicotine Polacrilex Gum
Rite Aid Nicotine Polacrilex

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this gum if you have had an allergic reaction to nicotine.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine

Store the gum at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. After you have chewed a piece of gum, wrap the used gum in paper and throw it away so that children or pets cannot get to it.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
Fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat
Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, weakness, sweating

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Mild nausea, heartburn, hiccups
Loose fillings, caps, or other problems with your teeth
Mouth, tooth, or jaw pain

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.