The patch can be placed anywhere on the body that is clean and dry at the time of application. Each day apply a new patch to a different place on skin that is dry, clean and hairless.
Articles in this section
- What are advantages of the patch over other NRTs?
- Why the 'step-down' approach to the patch?
- Where should I apply the patch?
- How long do I wear each patch?
- How long should I stay on the patch?
- What if the patch falls off during the day?
- Does the patch cause nightmares, and if so, what should I do?
- Will I absorb more nicotine from the patch when I exercise?
- Will I feel any withdrawal symptoms when I drop to the next lower patch?
- Can I cut the patch in half?