COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE – JANUARY 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR AND ALL THE BEST IN 2021


Shipping Update

We are now seeing improvements in our shipping times. However, things are not yet back to normal and there are still some delays occurring.

Our normal shipping time averages 1 - 2 weeks. Shipments may potentially take an additional 2 – 4 weeks to arrive, depending on the source country of your order. Shipments from the United Kingdom and Canada are generally quicker than from other countries.

Please note that these times are averages and individual shipping times will vary. We highly recommend that you place your order at least 2 – 4 weeks or more ahead of your normal reorder time to avoid running out of your medication.

These delays are temporary, and we thank the shipping and delivery personnel who are working hard for all of us during this global crisis.

Please Note: We have resumed our normal 30-Day Shipping Guarantee. We will provide updates as the situation changes.

Call Center

Our call center hours of operation are 6:00 am – 9:00 pm Central Time on Monday to Friday, and 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Central Time on Saturday and Sunday.

If you are experiencing increased hold times or are calling outside of these hours, please leave us a message or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Due to increased demand on telephone networks worldwide, you may experience some intermittent connection problems. If this happens our agents will call you back.

Our Commitment

If you have any questions about any changes in our service please do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff are working tirelessly to ensure the timely fulfillment and delivery of all orders. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our highest priority and we remain committed to providing service at the highest level.

We appreciate your business and thank you for your continued support.


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Nicorette Patch
(Nicotine)

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Nicorette 10mg
Nicorette 10mg Patches

Nicotine

Manufactured by McNeil Products Ltd (Johnson & Johnson)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Nicorette 10mg
Nicorette 10mg Patches

Nicotine

Manufactured by McNeil Products Ltd (Johnson & Johnson)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Nicorette 15mg
Nicorette 15mg Patches

Nicotine

Manufactured by McNeil Products Ltd (Johnson & Johnson)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

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Generic Choices

No generic medication is available for Nicorette Patch (Nicotine)

What Nicorette Patch is and what it is used for

NICORETTE® inhalator is a nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). It is used to relieve and /or prevent withdrawal symptoms and reduce the cravings you get when you try to stop smoking or when cutting down the number of cigarettes you smoke. Ideally you should always aim to stop smoking. You can use NICORETTE® inhalator to achieve this by using it to completely replace all your cigarettes. However NICORETTE® inhalator can also be used in other ways, n if you feel unable to stop smoking completely, or wish to replace certain cigarettes and therefore it can help you to cut down the number of cigarettes you smoke, n at those times when you can’t or do not want to smoke. For example,
•Where you don’t want to smoke and avoid harm to others e.g children or family.
•Smoke free areas e.g Pub, work, public transport e.g aeroplanes. It may also help increase your motivation to quit. When making a quit attempt a behavioural support programme will increase your chances of success. What does nicorette® inhalator do? When you stop smoking or cut down the number of cigarettes you smoke, your body misses the nicotine that you have been absorbing. You may experience unpleasant feelings and a strong desire to smoke (craving). This indicates that you were dependent on nicotine. When you use NICORETTE® inhalator, air is drawn through the inhalator and nicotine is released. The nicotine is absorbed into your body through the lining of your mouth. This relieves the unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. It will also help to stop your craving to smoke, but will not give you the ’’buzz’’ you get from smoking a cigarette. Benefits you can get from using NRT instead of smoking For the best effect, ensure that you use nicorette inhalator correctly – see “How to Use NICORETTE® inhalator”. The benefits of stopping smoking clearly outweigh any potential risk from using nicotine from NRT. It is the toxins in cigarette smoke such as tar, lead, cyanide and ammonia that cause smoking related disease and death, not the nicotine. n You may think that smoking helps relieve feelings of anxiety and stress, but it does not deal with the cause of stress and leads to a number of serious diseases. In addition, the feeling of relaxation after smoking is temporary, with withdrawal symptoms and cravings soon returning. Nicotine replacement therapy can help relieve nicotine withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, low mood, anxiety, restlessness and cravings when used in place of cigarettes. n NRT may benefit smokers who want to quit, by helping to control weight gain that may be experienced when trying to stop smoking. Use of NRT is safer than smoking tobacco but as soon as you are ready, you should aim to stop smoking completely

How to take Nicorette Patch

How to use nicorette® inhalator Follow the instructions below. Setting up the inhalator 1 Take the sealed plastic tray from the box. Peel back the foil. 2 Take the plastic mouthpiece from the box. 3 Twist the two sections of the mouthpiece until the two marks line up. Then pull the mouthpiece apart. 4 Take a cartridge from the tray. Push the cartridge firmly into the bottom of the mouthpiece until the seal breaks. 5 Put the top section on the mouthpiece, lining up the two marks. Push together firmly to break the cartridge seal. 6 Twist to lock. i Special information about using the inhalator Using the inhalator 1 Inhale using the inhalator, either deeply or shallow puffs. Choose the way that suits you. Either way, your body will receive the amount of nicotine required to give craving relief. You may find it takes more effort than inhaling from a cigarette, but the amount of nicotine you absorb through the lining of your mouth is the same whether you take deep or shallow puffs. 2 It is up to you how many inhalations (puffs) you take, how often you take them and for how long. 3 Each cartridge will provide you with about 40 minutes of intense use. You can divide this time how you like. For example, you could use a cartridge for four 10 minute inhalation periods. Or you could use a cartridge for 10 minutes on waking and then for six periods of five minutes later on in the day. Once the cartridge is used up, you will need to change it. Changing a cartridge 1 Open the mouthpiece as in step 3 of Setting up the inhalator. Pull out the cartridge and dispose of it safely. 2 Put a new cartridge into the inhalator as in steps 4-6 of Setting up the inhalator. Dosage and temperature NICORETTE® inhalator works best at room temperature and it is best not to use the inhalator in the cold. In cold surroundings (below 15°C or 59°F) you may have to inhale more often to get the same amount of nicotine as when using the inhalator at room temperature. When you are in surroundings above 30°C or 86°F, you should inhale less often to avoid taking in too much nicotine. i When to use the inhalator If you are able to stop smoking you should use the inhalator, when needed, in place of cigarettes. As soon you can (this could be after a number of weeks or months) you should reduce the number of cartridges until you have stopped using them completely. If you are unable to stop smoking or do not feel ready to quit at this time, you should replace as many cigarettes as possible with the inhalator. There are toxins in cigarettes that can cause harm to your body. NICORETTE® inhalator provides a safer alternative to smoking, for both you and those around you. Reducing the amount of cigarettes may also help you to become more motivated to stop smoking. As soon as you are ready you should aim to stop smoking completely. You can also use the inhalator on those occasions when you can’t or don’t want to smoke e.g. Social situations such as a party, in the pub or when at work. When making a quit attempt behavioural therapy, advice and support will normally improve the success rate. If you have quit smoking and want to stop using the inhalator but are finding this difficult you should contact your doctor, nurse or pharmacist for advice. i Below is the dosage information for nicorette® inhalator. Age Dose Adults and children As needed up to a aged 12 years and maximum of 6 over cartridges per day n Do not use more than 6 cartridges per day. n The frequency with which you use the cartridges and the length of time it lasts will depend on how many cigarettes you smoked and how strong they were. 651536 turn over ➤ ! If you have used nicorette® inhalator too much If you have used more than the recommended number of cartridges, you may experience nausea (feeling sick), salivation, pain in your abdomen, diarrhoea, sweating, headache, dizziness, hearing disturbance or weakness. n If you do get any of these effects contact a doctor or your nearest hospital Accident and Emergency department immediately. Take this leaflet and the pack with you. ! If a child uses an inhalator or swallows a cartridge n Contact a doctor or your nearest hospital Accident and Emergency department immediately if a child under 12 years uses your inhalator, or chews, sucks or swallows a cartridge. Take this leaflet and the pack with you. Nicotine inhalation or ingestion by a child may result in severe poisonin

Possible side effects

How to Store Nicorette Patch

Cleaning the inhalator Clean the empty mouthpiece several times a week by rinsing it in water. Storing the inhalator and cartridges n Keep NICORETTE® inhalator out of the sight and reach of children and animals. Nicotine in high doses can be very dangerous and sometimes fatal if taken by small children. n Do not store above 25°C. n Do not use NICORETTE® inhalator after the ’Use before’ date shown on the carton. n Dispose of any cartridge that has been inser ted into the mouthpiece within 48 hours even if it has not been used. Disposal Dispose of your used inhalator cartridges safely. When a cartridge is used up, it is very important that you dispose of the empty cartridge carefully as it still contains some nicotine fixed to the plug. This nicotine is not available for inhalation but could be harmful to children or pets if swallowed or sucked. You can return the empty cartridge to the foil tray then dispose of all the empty cartridges with your household rubbish.

Fast Shipping

2 to 3 weeks on average

The average shipping time is 2 weeks in North America and 4 weeks internationally. We offer free shipping on all orders shipped to North America. Shipping is a flat rate of $20.00 for all other countries.

Price Match Guarantee

If you have been prescribed medication by your doctor and cannot afford the high price at your local pharmacy, Medix Pharmacy is the solution for you. All orders are backed with a price match and satisfaction guarantee.

Your Trusted Pharmacy Referral Service

Medix Pharmacy is an international pharmacy referral service. With a network of licensed pharmacy partners in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, we are able to help you lower the costs of your medications.

Our pharmacy partners are all thoroughly vetted and qualified to ensure that the medication you receive is cost effective, safe and effective. Because we only work with licensed pharmacies, you can rest assured that your medication is safe, effective, and genuine.

  • Free standard delivery to your door, to any international address
  • Option to add Tracked Deliveries
  • Handy reminders to re-order so you do not run out
  • Professional & Knowledgeable Customer Services Team
  • Save time, with no need for repeated trips to your physician or local drugstore

With a dedicated customer service team, free standard shipping, and a record of providing significant saving for our customers, we believe that you do not need to compromise quality or safety in your search for value.

If you are unable to find your prescribed medicine on our website, please fill out the form below and we will confirm pricing and availability within 1 business day. You may also call us at 1-866-500-6633 and one of our patient care representatives will be happy to assist you.