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How to use Nicorette® Gum. 

When used properly, Nicorette Gum can help you quit smoking.

Getting started.

Follow the directions below to get the most out of every piece.*

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Choose a quit date and start using Nicorette Gum on that date.

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Choose the right product for your quit.

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Chew 1 piece every 1-2 hours for the first 6 weeks of your quit.

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Be sure to use at least 9 pieces of Nicorette a day for the first 6 weeks of your quit. 

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Don’t eat or drink 15 minutes before or while you’re chewing Nicorette. 

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Stay with the full 12 week quit program to increase your chances of success.

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Sign up for a behavioral support program, like  MyQuitTM, to boost your chances of success.*

How to chew Nicorette Gum.

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Use the “chew and park” method: 

  • Chew Nicorette Gum slowly until you can taste the nicotine or feel a tingling sensation in your mouth.
  • Stop chewing and park the piece of Nicorette between your cheek and gums.
  • After about a minute, when the tingling is almost gone, start chewing again.
  • Repeat this process until the tingle is gone (about 30 minutes).
  • If you experience strong or frequent cravings, you can chew a second piece of nicotine gum within the hour.


*Please refer to drug facts for complete directions for use.

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Did you know?

A pack a day smoker could save over $2,000 a year if they quit.**

**Based on the average of $6.00 a pack. Does not include the cost of nicotine replacement therapy.