Is your NicoDerm CQ Patch working?
The best way to get the most out of your NicoDerm® CQ® patch is to use it properly. Following the directions can help make sure you’re using your NicoDerm CQ Patch the way it was intended – as an effective way to double your chances of success.** ** Doubles your chances of quitting vs. placebo.
How to know if your nicotine patch is working.
Within the first week of using the patch you'll notice that your nicotine withdrawal symptoms will start to diminish. As you stick with your quit plan, generally speaking, you should find that your cravings will lessen over time.
Patch not sticking?
If you are having trouble getting your patch to stick, here are some helpful tips to make sure your patch stays on:
- Make sure to apply a new patch every 24 hours.
- Apply the patch to a dry, clean hairless area of your body that incurs minimal perspiration throughout the day.