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The science behind NicoDerm CQ.

NicoDerm® CQ® helps you quit smoking with Extended Release SmartControl® Technology.

What is the NicoDerm CQ Patch?

NicoDerm CQ is a nicotine patch that’s specially designed to help you quit smoking. It helps prevent the urge to smoke for up to 24 hours with Extended Release SmartControl® Technology.

NicoDerm CQ SmartControl Technology

Clear Backing

Covers nicotine and helps prevent nicotine evaporation.

Drug Reservoir

Unique Extended Release SmartControl Technology® releases a steady flow of nicotine.

24-hr Extended Release

Stores nicotine and ensures that it won’t run out too soon or be delivered all at once.

Adhesive and Release Liner

Sticks to your skin and delivers nicotine to help relieve cravings.**

**Craving relief associated with quitting smoking. Individual results vary.

How does the NicoDerm CQ Patch work?

Extended Release SmartControl® Technology ensures that the therapeutic nicotine in NicoDerm CQ won’t be delivered all at once, or run out too soon. It starts to release nicotine quickly, and flows steadily all day long.

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Applying the patch

Apply the patch to a clean, dry area of skin. It gets to work quickly and delivers therapeutic nicotine throughout the day.

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Nicotine absorption 

A steady flow of therapeutic nicotine is delivered through your skin for 16 or 24 hours, depending on how long you wear it.

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Brain chemistry 

The effects of withdrawal lessen over time. The NicoDerm CQ Patch helps curb cravings as you get used to life without smoking.**
 **Craving relief associated with quitting smoking. Individual results vary.

How NicoDerm CQ curbs the urge to smoke.

NicoDerm CQ works by delivering a steady flow of therapeutic nicotine through your skin. It helps prevent the urge to smoke all day long when worn for 24 hours. 

The Science behind NicoDerm CQ