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Nicotine Lozenge

Commit® is hard candy that gives you nicotine as it melts in your mouth. Nicotine lozenges are available in 2 mg or 4 mg doses. Like nicotine gum, lozenges deliver nicotine to the brain quickly, resulting in a less intense "hit."

  • Use the lozenges during a 12-week program.
  • Over time, you should use fewer and fewer lozenges until you are completely nicotine free.
  • One lozenge is 1 dose and maximum dosage should not be more than 20 lozenges a day.
  • Each lozenge will last about 20–30 minutes, and you will keep getting some nicotine for a short time after the lozenge is gone. 
Side Effects   
  • Sore teeth    
  • Sore gums    
  • Indigestion    
  • Throat irritation


Do not bite or chew the lozenge. Doing so may cause you to swallow too much nicotine at once, which may give you indigestion or heartburn. Do not eat or drink for 15 minutes before using the lozenge or while it is in your mouth. Do not use nicotine lozenges for longer than 12 weeks. If you feel the need to continue using the lozenges after 12 weeks, talk with your doctor. Keep this and all medicines out of the reach of children and pets.


Over the counter

Last Updated 1/2/2018