Even while using NRTs, you may suffer some or all of the following withdrawal symptoms: insomnia, exhaustion, irritability, bloating, swelling joints, sore tongue/mouth/lips, acne, sore muscles/joints, shaking in the extremities, excess sweating, thirst, intense hunger (or NO hunger), small or large weight gain, sharper eyesight, lack of focus, confusion, inability to concentrate, dizziness, nausea, boredom, restlessness, anger, grief/sadness, depression, etc. The more you research and access professional guidance while choosing the right NRT/dosage, the less of the above you're likely to experience.
Articles in this section
- What are NRTs and what do they do?
- How much will NRT improve my chance of quitting?
- How do I decide which NRT to use?
- Can I use NRT if I have heart disease or high blood pressure?
- Should I choose a quit-med if I relapsed last time I used it?
- Why would I want to use the patch, gum, or lozenge if I’m trying to quit nicotine?
- Will NRTs get rid of my cravings to smoke?
- If I slip and have a cigarette, should I quit my NRT?
- Does NRT work for smokeless tobacco users?
- If I’m taking other medications, can I use NRT?