HabitrolActive Ingredient(s): Nicotine
FDA Approved: * November 27, 1991
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Stop Smoking
Nicotine is a naturally produced alkaloid in the nightshade family of plants (most predominantly in tobacco and Duboisia hopwoodii) and is widely used recreationally as a stimulant and anxiolytic. As a pharmaceutical drug, it is used for smoking cessation to relieve withdrawal symptoms. Nicotine acts as a receptor agonist at most nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs), ... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.