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Condition: Stop Smoking
4/16/2014 4:56:42 PM

Reviewer: Norm, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It has been 7years of not one smoke after 35 years of smoking it has saved my live and saved me $ a lot of loot.

Condition: Stop Smoking
8/6/2013 4:35:53 PM

Reviewer: DaveG, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 8 or 9 days I my desire to smoke faded away and I have been smoke free for a week. No side effects other than some vivid dreams which are actually quite pleasant. I recommend Chantix to anyone who wants to quit smoking. It will only work if you are motivated to stop.

Condition: Stop Smoking
5/1/2013 7:03:12 PM

Reviewer: K, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My night vision was severely affected. My kidneys started to be affected after not smoking for three months, and when I stopped taking Chantix, my emotional state became very affected with depression and high levels of anxiety. I had to start smoking again in order to get back to being normal. I do not recommend this medication, I think it is very, very dangerous. It has been 5 years that I to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
1/11/2013 3:46:11 PM

Reviewer: Bri_gabe, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is only day 3 for me but this is also my second attempt at using Chantix. I now know you must take it the entire 3 months in order for it to work properly. So far I have experienced headaches, nausea, vivid dreams, dizziness, fatigue and sleeplessness. This may sound like a lot to deal with but it's better than the alternative. However in just 3 days time my desire to smoke has diminished ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
1/10/2013 8:35:43 PM

Reviewer: Bavarehiman, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
when i start treatment take daily 29-33 cigretts, after only 9 day treatment i quit the smoking, now i continues the treatment. One day i forget take medicine, that day making problems, i asked one cigar,,, then i remember , take medicine.

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