Smoking Withdrawal Symptoms. Deciding to quit smoking can be a scary decision, but if you know what to expect you can be prepared and feel in control! We're here to help.

Smoking Withdrawal Symptoms

Deciding to quit smoking can be a scary decision, but if you know what to expect you can be prepared and feel in control! We're here to help.

Cravings for a Cigarette

After you quit smoking you may crave another cigarette, and we understand that it can be difficult to stay strong when that craving hits! The good news is that as you stay smoke-free, these cravings will get farther and farther apart.

There are a couple of things you can do to help you conquer these cravings:

1) Help relieve the craving with a NICORETTE® product. If the craving hits when you’re out socializing with friends, why not try one of our flexible formats: NICORETTE® Gum, NICORETTE®Lozenge or NICORETTE® QuickMist Mouthspray.

2) Read our top tips for how to help conquer cravings so you can try and stay clear of any more cigarette cravings.

Other Withdrawal Symptoms

You may experience other nicotine withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, frustration and low moods. First of all, don’t panic, these symptoms are perfectly normal after you quit smoking and they will lessen over time! In fact, these feelings usually peak in the first week of quitting so try to get through that tough first week – why not take the NICORETTE® First Week Challenge.


On top of this, Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), like NICORETTE®, can relieve these withdrawal symptoms so you can carry on with your day.


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