ISSN NO.    2320 - 7418

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Abstract

NICOTINE CHEWING GUM REMEDIAL APPROACH AGAINST SMOKING AND CHEWING HABITS

Jain J. J.*, Bankar V. B., Dr. Bawankar R. D., Dr. Mundhada D. R.

Candico India Ltd., Hingna Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.

ABSTRACT

Nowadays, with scientific and technological advancement in the pharmaceutical sciences, the researchers as well as scientists in research and development has been giving much more emphasis against bad habits of individuals namely smoking of cigarette and chewing of tobacco. Chewing gum containing nicotine and several ingredients not only help to quiet such habits but also in treating local mouth diseases through one or more approaches of drug delivery system. Moreover, Nicotine gum manufacturer, in India are very few, can measure at finger while habits of smoking and chewing gets increase at faster rate. Present review describes the best alternative in form of nicotine chewing gum against such bad habits. As available gum is 2 mg (appropriate for those who smoke 20 cigarettes a day or less) and 4 mg (appropriate for those who smoke more than 20 cigarettes a day) in market, whenever there is an urge to smoke, continue to use for up to three months to break the habit of smoking, and then gradually reduce the gum use and also reduces withdrawal symptoms including nicotine craving associated with quitting smoking of cigarette/chewing of gutka containing tobacco; hence indicated for smoking cessation therapy.

Keywords:

Nicotine, Chewing gum, Smoking, Remedial approach, Habit.


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