The Nicotrol® Inhaler (nicotine inhalation system) has been discontinued by Pfizer.
Originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1997, the Nicotrol Inhaler is indicated as an aid to smoking cessation for the relief of nicotine withdrawal symptoms. It is expected that supply of the product will be exhausted in late August 2023.
Smoking cessation pharmacotherapy should be used as part of a comprehensive behavioral smoking cessation program. A comparison of smoking cessation therapies can be viewed here.
This article originally appeared on MPR
Nicotrol (Nicotine) Inhaler. FDA Drug Shortages. Accessed April 28, 2023. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/drugshortages/dsp_ActiveIngredientDetails.cfm?AI=Nicotrol+%28Nicotine%29+Inhaler&st=d&tab=tabs-4&panels=0.