|Nicotine Gum (Code C15663)|
|Terms & Properties|
Preferred Name: Nicotine Gum
Definition: A chewing gum containing nicotine used as a substitute for the active ingredient in tobacco. Nicotine chewing gum reduces the withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation.
NCI-GLOSS Definition: A chewing gum that contains a small dose of nicotine, which enters the blood by being absorbed through the lining of the mouth. This helps stop nicotine cravings and relieves symptoms that occur when a person is trying to quit smoking. A prescription is not needed for nicotine gum.
Label: Nicotine Gum
NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0068722 (see NCI Metathesaurus info)
Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
External Source Codes:
|CAS Registry Number||96055-45-7 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)|
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|Defined Fully by Roles: No|