Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Nicoderm CQ
Canadian Brand Name
Nicotine skin patches are used to help you stop smoking. Nicotine is absorbed from the patch on the skin and enters the blood stream. This replaces the nicotine you would get from smoking and makes the withdrawal effects from not smoking less severe. The amount of nicotine is decreased over time until use is stopped.
This medicine is available without a prescription, but proof of age (18 years or older) is required.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: