Prostep

Active Ingredient(s): Nicotine
FDA Approved: * January 28, 1992
Pharm Company: * AVEVA
Category: Stop Smoking

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Prostep Overview

Nicotine is a chiral alkaloid that is naturally produced in the nightshade family of plants (most predominantly in tobacco and duboisia hopwoodii[6]) and is widely used recreationally as a stimulant and anxiolytic. As a pharmaceutical drug, it is used for smoking cessation to relieve withdrawal symptoms.[7][4][8][9] Nicotine acts as a receptor agonist at most nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs),[10&...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nicotine
  • Film, Extended Release: 10mg/16hr, 11mg/24hr, 14mg/24hr, 15mg/16hr, 21mg/24hr, 22mg/24hr, 5mg/16hr, 7mg/24hr, 7mg/24hr + 14mg/24hr + 21mg/24hr
  • Gum, Chewing: 2mg, 4mg
  • Inhalant: 10mg/ctg, 4mg/cartridge
  • Lozenge: 2mg, 4mg
  • Spray, Metered: 0.5mg/actuation, 0.5mg/spray
  • Troche/lozenge: 2mg, 4mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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