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Is nicotine replacement therapy safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

Nicotine replacement therapy may not be safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women. Fetal heart rates are elevated when pregnant women use nicotine replacement therapy products. Long-term effects are not known. Discuss the risks and benefits of using nicotine replacement therapy with your doctor.

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