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    Understanding Nicotine Withdrawal -- Symptoms

    What Are the Symptoms of Nicotine Withdrawal?

    In active tobacco users, a lack of nicotine produces a wide range of withdrawal symptoms, including any or all of the following:

     

    Call Your Doctor About Nicotine Withdrawal If:

    • You're a tobacco user concerned about your health for any reason. Tobacco users are more susceptible to respiratory problems, circulatory problems such as stroke and heart attack, and many forms of cancer.
    • You want to stop using tobacco. Your doctor can prescribe nicotine and non-nicotine aids, and can refer you to counseling or group cessation programs to get you through the hardest part of quitting.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein, MD on March 18, 2015

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