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Condition: Stop Smoking
3/14/2008 2:22:08 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After first week useing Chantix, started haveing mode swings, nausea, headachs, loss of appatite. Doctor took me off this medication immeadiatly. lost weight (5 lbs)in one week.

Condition: Stop Smoking
3/12/2008 2:20:58 PM

Reviewer: missy 1965, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
No nausea in the first week. Later, lots of nausea but it really works. So much so that i prefer the nausea to the smoking. The bad thing is trying to quit the meds. Lots of depression. Hope it goes away Anybody out there that is going through same thing please write somehting. Im trying to flush it all out by drinking lots of water. Ive only been taking it for 33 days and i cant stand the nausea. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
3/11/2008 2:20:05 PM

Reviewer: madison, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm on my 6th week of meds. I was smoking a pack a day. I'm 60 and have smoked since I was about 10. At first it was hard not to smoke after eating. I figured I wasn't trying hard enough. I tried harder and didnt buy any more cigarettes after I ran out. After a couple of weeks I noticed I was so tired I could hardly get out of bed and when I did get up I went right to the sofa wh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
3/8/2008 1:21:19 PM

Reviewer: j3maitland, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Othere than the many sleepless nights this drug has been successful. I just need to know how long it stays in your system. It has bee 2 1/2 weeks since I have been off of the Chantix and I feel like I could sleep all of the time. Any feed back would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

Condition: Stop Smoking
2/1/2008 4:51:16 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I quit cold turkey 16 years ago,for 8 years. Picked up smoking again and have smoked for 8 years.I am experiencing the same 'withdrawls' as the cold turkey, yet it has been much easier to handle with this medicine. I feel much calmer when an urge comes along. I certainly feel energized by the ease of quitting this time and knowing that this is a slow adjustment I know I will succeed. Last ... Show Full Comment

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