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Are there any risks in taking nicotine replacement therapy?

The greatest risk involved in nicotine replacement therapy occurs if you continue smoking. When that occurs, nicotine can accumulate in the body at toxic levels. Nicotine replacement therapy can also have negative interactions with other medications, including Aplenzine, Budeprion SR or XL, Buproprion Hydrobromide or SR, Buproban, Wellbutrin, and Zyban.

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