Nicotine Patch



The nicotine patch, which appeared in 1993, is one of the many products that have been developed to help you quit smoking cigarettes. Since nicotine is the substance that gets you addicted to smoking cigarettes, the patch is suppose to help break that addiction.

It releases nicotine through your skin and into your body. By reducing the doses over time, your body adopts and becomes less dependent.

nicotine patch

If you decide to quit smoking cigarettes using the patch, you will be spending about $20 to $30 per week in the US.

Some places subsidize this product so that you can find it cheaply. Nevertheless, the cost of quitting with this product compares with the cost of buying cigarettes.

The side effects of the patches includes dizziness, headaches, irritability, sleep disturbances and depression. If you have sensitive skin, then you may develop some skin irritation and possibly allergic reactions to the materials used to make the patch.

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