During weeks 1-12 1 piece when you have an urge to smoke or every 1-2 hours. Do not use more than 10 pieces/day. After 12 weeks. Gradually reduce to 1-2 pieces a day and then stop use.
Gradually increase gum use (maximum 10 pieces/day) for up to 6 months, while cutting down smoking.
Stop smoking altogether when ready. Continue to use gum as per Stopping immediately;
If you have not cut down in 6 weeks or quit smoking after 9 months, see your doctor/pharmacist.
- Chew gum slowly until taste is strong or you feel a slight tingling sensation.
- Rest gum between cheek and gums.
- Chew again when taste has faded. Repeat until there is no more tingling.