4.1 Therapeutic indications
NiQuitin patches relieve and/or prevent craving and nicotine withdrawal symptoms associated with tobacco dependence. They are indicated to aid smokers wishing to quit or reduce prior to quitting, to assist smokers who are unwilling or unable to smoke, and as a safer alternative to smoking for smokers and those around them.
NiQuitin patches are indicated in pregnant and lactating women making a quit attempt.
If possible, when stopping smoking, NiQuitin patches should be used in conjunction with a behavioural support programme.
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