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

Brand Names

Nicoderm CQ Clear
Nicoderm CQ
The Medicine Shoppe Nicotine Transdermal System
Leader Nicotine Transdermal System

When You Should Not Take The Medication

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

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine

Store the patches at room temperature in a closed container, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Fold the used patch in half with the sticky sides together. Throw any used patch 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
Skin rash or swelling where the patch is worn

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Mild nausea

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