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Although the Nicorette Lozenge is not likely to interact with most medications, just the act of stopping smoking can affect the way certain medications work in your body. For instance, if insulin, beta blockers, benzodiazepines, or certain other drugs are taken when using Nicorette Lozenges to stop smoking, reactions may occur. As a result, you may have an increased risk for side effects or other problems.

An Overview of Interactions With the Nicorette Lozenge

The Nicorette® Lozenge (nicotine lozenge) is a nonprescription nicotine replacement medication used to help people stop smoking (known as smoking cessation). The lozenge itself is unlikely to react with most medications. However, stopping smoking may affect a number of other medicines.
 
Some of the drugs that may cause negative interactions with Nicorette Lozenges or that may be affected by smoking cessation include:
 
  • Benzodiazepines, such as:
 
 
  • Beta agonists, such as:
 
 
 
 
 
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