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Insomnia, nausea, and increased salivation are some of the possible side effects of the Nicorette Lozenge. Although most reactions to this nonprescription medication tend to be minor, there are serious problems that can occur during treatment. Contact your healthcare provider right away if you develop mouth ulcers, difficulty breathing, or persistent heartburn.

An Introduction to Nicorette Lozenge Side Effects

Just like any medicine, the Nicorette® Lozenge (nicotine lozenge) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Nicorette Lozenges. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Common Side Effects of the Nicorette Lozenge

The prescribing information for prescription medications contains the exact percentage of side effects that occurred in clinical trials. However, information for over-the-counter (OTC) medications, such as the Nicorette Lozenge, is less inclusive. Therefore, it can be difficult to know exactly what side effects to expect, and how common the reactions may be.
Some information is available from clinical trials, from Nicorette Lozenge product information, and from the known side effects of nicotine. Based on this information, some of the possible Nicorette Lozenge side effects include but are not limited to:
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