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If you are nursing, it's generally considered safer to use the Nicotrol Inhaler (nicotine inhaler) than to smoke cigarettes. However, if at all possible, you may first want to try quitting smoking without nicotine replacement products. Watch for vomiting, diarrhea, excessive crying, and other symptoms in your child if you are using the Nicotrol Inhaler while breastfeeding.
Can Breastfeeding Women Use the Nicotrol Inhaler?The Nicotrol® Inhaler (nicotine inhaler) is a prescription medication used as a smoking cessation aid (to help people stop smoking). It passes through breast milk in humans. However, it may be safer than smoking while breastfeeding. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding, talk with your healthcare provider before using the Nicotrol Inhaler.
- Excessive or abnormal crying
- Difficulty feeding
- Anything else that just does not seem right.