Nicorette Original Gum 2mg is suitable for those smoking fewer than 20 cigarettes a day. It is ideal for the relief of nicotine withdrawal symptoms as an aid to giving up smoking. Nicorette Gum can be used to help smokers ready to stop smoking immediately and also to help smokers who need to cut down their cigarette use before stopping. Nicorette Original Gum allows you to actively control how much nicotine you use and when you use it to help make the transition to quitting smoking as smooth as possible. Original flavour sugar-free gum and Low strength 2mg nicotine and Helps overcome your urge to smoke. This product strength is suitable for those smoking 20 cigarettes or fewer a day.This gum is one of a group of medicines called nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).If you smoke 20 or less cigarettes a day, 2mg gum will help relieve your cravings. If you smoke more than 20 cigarettes a day, 4mg nicotine gum may be more appropriate. When you stop smoking your body misses the nicotine, which you have been absorbing from the smoke.You may experience unpleasant feelings and a desire to smoke. This shows that you were dependent on nicotine. When you chew this gum nicotine is released and passes into your body through the lining of your mouth. This nicotine is sufficient to relieve the unpleasant withdrawal symptoms such as restlessness, irritability, headaches, inability to concentrate, light headedness or dizziness. As well as the effects of nicotine, you could be very attached to the habit of smoking. These rituals are part of your smoking habit which you may have been doing for many years.To succeed in giving up you should try to avoid situations where you may be tempted to smoke. Think about the times when you are likely to miss smoking most and try to plan how you will cope on these occasions. Encouragement and support from your doctor, pharmacist, friends and family can make giving up less stressful and more successful. You must not use the gum if you are pregnant or breast feeding, you are under 18 years of age or you continue to smoke. Before you use the gum you should ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice if you have stomach ulcers or other stomach problems, you suffer from persistent indigestion or pains in the chest, you suffer from diabetes, over-active thyroid gland or have a tumour of the adrenal gland, you have had or still have angina pectoris or any other problem with your heart or blood vessels, you are regularly taking other medicines, you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed. Do not exceed the stated dose. If you have false teeth that are poorly fitting or dirty you may have difficulty chewing the gum.