My Child Ate Nicotine Lozenges
If you suspect your child ate a nicotine lozenge, call IPC immediately at 1-800-222-1222 for advice specific to your situation.
What to know: Nicotine Lozenges
- Nicotine lozenges can include brands like Nicorette, Lucy, Habitrol and Quit2.
- Nicotine lozenges can be a choking hazard. If your child is choking on a nicotine lozenge, call 911 immediately.
Toxicity LevelWhat are toxicity levels?
My child ate a nicotine lozenge. Are nicotine lozenges toxic?
Nicotine lozenges contain nicotine, a highly toxic substance. The lozenges are used to help people quit smoking. If you suspect your child swallowed a nicotine lozenge, call IPC immediately at 1-800-222-1222 for advice specific to your situation.
Symptoms of PoisoningIngesting a nicotine lozenge can cause vomiting, sweating, drowsiness, tiredness, shaking, confusion, seizures and even death. If your child develops any symptoms, or has eaten one or more nicotine lozenges, call IPC now at 1-800-222-1222.
- Nicotine lozenges may cause irritation if exposed to eyes.
- If your child got nicotine lozenges in their eyes, rinse by pouring clean, lukewarm water across the affected eye(s) for 15 minutes.
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