Who should not take Equate Nicotine Gum Buccal?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • pheochromocytoma
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • significant uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • heart attack within the last 30 days
  • Prinzmetal angina, a type of angina where chest pain occurs when at rest
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • a sudden worsening of heart related chest pain called angina
  • life-threatening irregular heart rhythm
  • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
  • Buerger's disease
  • throat irritation
  • disease of joint connecting the jaw with the temple bone
  • inflammation of the esophagus
  • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
  • liver problems

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