What is nicotine nasal spray?

Nicotine nasal spray is a nicotine replacement therapy. It comes in a hand-held sprayer bottle. Nicotine nasal spray is usually prescribed to people with severe nicotine addiction. It is available by prescription only.

How does nicotine nasal spray work?

  • You use one spray in each nostril frequently throughout the day. The medicine is not inhaled. The nicotine is absorbed mostly in your nose.

How can I get nicotine nasal spray?

  • If you have insurance, most health plans offer quitting medication at no or very low cost to members. Call the number on the back of your insurance card to check on your benefits.
  • If you don’t have insurance, or if your plan does not cover the nicotine nasal spray, it may cost you more to use the spray since there is no generic option available (as of 2021). Check with a pharmacist to see what your options are.