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Gagging after using nicotine gum in the arm. Reason?

Doctor...I work out daily, 48 yr old male, 195 lbs, 6 2 . Never have used any substances EXCEPT beer and now Nicotine Gum as I used to use Smokeless tabacco. Suddenly within the last year I experience night sweats all night and if I use Nicotine Gum in the am, it causes gagging and almost near vomiting . I am not sure if this is a result of the Nicotine or the combination of the two?Seattle Washington
Asked On : Sun, 1 Apr 2012
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Addiction Medicine Specialist 's  Response

Night sweats are common in nicotine withdrawal and would be relieved by nicotine gum. But the nausea and vomiting after using nicotine gum in the morning is because more nicotine is suddenly released into your body than your body is used to. Try using a nicotine gum of lesser strength or for a lesser time. The best option would be to consider quitting tobacco altogether.

If you are taking beer regularly in excessive amounts, that too can be associated with these kind of symptoms. Night sweats are seen in alcohol withdrawal as well.

Hope this has been of help. Best wishes.
Answered: Sun, 21 Jul 2013
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