International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research


International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research


International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research
Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)

E-Cigarettes: Potential benefits and harms


Lalit Sangale, Pavan Pingale, Amit kumar R Dhankani, Vipul H Jain, Laxmi A Premchandani

Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) is a device developed with intent to enable smokers to quit smoking and avoid the unhealthful effects of cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are products that deliver a nicotine-containing aerosol (commonly called vapor) to users by heating a solution typically made up of propylene glycol or glycerol (glycerin), nicotine, and flavoring agents invented in their current form by Chinese pharmacist Hon Like in the early 2000s. The US patent application describes the e-cigarette device as “an electronic atomization cigarette that functions as substitutes for quitting smoking and cigarette substitutes”. The increase in its use during the adolescence period is attention-grabbing. Despite the fact that e-cigarette has become popular in a dramatic way, there are certain differences of opinion regarding its long-term effects on health, in particular In this article, we are discussing about the potential benefits and harms of the e-cigarette or electronic cigarette among the users.
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