The nicotine inhalator works by drawing air through the inhalator and releasing nicotine. Each nicotine impregnated cartridge contains 15mg of nicotine and upon inhalation the nicotine is absorbed into your bloodstream through the lining of your mouth. This relives the unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
How to use the nicotine inhalator
Setting up the inhalator
- Take the sealed plastic tray containing the nicotine impregnated cartridges from the box and peel back the foil.
- Take the plastic mouthpiece from the box and twist the two sections of the mouthpiece until the two marks line up. Then pull the mouthpiece apart.
- Take a cartridge from the tray. Push the cartridge firmly into the bottom of the mouthpiece until the seal breaks.
- Put the top section on the mouthpiece, lining up the two marks. Push the two pieces of the plastic mouthpiece together firmly to break the cartridge seal.
Using the inhalator
Inhale using the inhalator, either deeply or shallow puffs. Choose the way that suits you. Either way, your body will receive the amount of nicotine required to give craving relief. It is up to you in how many inhalations you take (puffs), how often you take them and for how long.
Each cartridge will provide you with about 40 minutes of intense use. You can divide this time how you like. For example, you could use a cartridge for four 10 minute inhalation periods.
Please note: the cartridge will dry up if not used very often and therefore may need to be replaced, even if 40 minutes of use has not occurred with the current cartridge, to ensure sufficient supply of nicotine from the cartridge.
How frequently should I use the nicotine inhalator?
The inhalator can be used on a when required basis when a craving occurs or in anticipation of a craving. You can use a maximum of six cartridges in a 24 hour period.
Possible side effects
Very common side-effects: dizziness, feeling faint, nausea, sickness, hiccups, nasal congestion and headaches.
Uncommon side-effects: palpitations and irregular heart rhythm.
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