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Nicotine Inhalers
Using a nicotine inhaler can mimic the action of smoking.
Using a nicotine inhaler can mimic the action of smoking.

Nicotine inhalers are plastic, cigarette-shaped cylinders filled with nicotine cartridges. Inhalers are available by prescription only. Before asking your doctor for a prescription for a nicotine inhaler, consider the following:

  • Dosage is flexible since users inhale on demand.
  • Inhalers satisfy oral urges since it mimics the hand-to-mouth action of smoking.
  • The nicotine vapor is absorbed in the mouth, not the lungs.
  • Side effects include throat and mouth irritation since the inhaler must be used frequently to obtain satisfactory levels of nicotine.

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