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11 June 2010

Nicotine spray curbs cravings

A nicotine mouth spray may help calm cigarette cravings up to three times faster than nicotine lozenges or chewing gum, a study suggests.

A nicotine mouth spray may help calm cigarette cravings up to three times faster than nicotine lozenges or chewing gum, a study suggests.

The nicotine patch, on the other hand, can take up to three hours to deliver its full effect, he explained. Gum can take a half hour. And while new nasal sprays do work faster - within 10 to 15 minutes - they are reported as very unpleasant to use, McRobbie said.

 

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