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Can my child be harmed by nicotine replacement products?

Your child should not be exposed to nicotine replacement products. They contain nicotine, a poison which is harmful to young children even at low doses. If your child accidentally swallows or uses your nicotine replacement product, call your child's doctor immediately. You can also call a poison control center. Typical symptoms of nicotine poisoning include rash, upset stomach, headache, or fatigue.

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