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Condition: Stop Smoking
12/31/2012 1:09:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took as directed for one month. Was able to give up cigarettes on the 8th day without too much trouble. Continued to take Chantix for 2 more weeks. At that time I experienced extreme hot flashes and night sweats and stopped using the Chantix. The hot flashes and night sweats were fewer and less sever but I started desiring a cigarette more and more. After about 2 more weeks I tried the Chan ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
12/2/2012 3:16:56 AM

Reviewer: exsmokerT, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been smoking for about 11 years. I cannot even recall the number of times I have attempted to quit smoking. A friend recommended Chantix to me and it really does work. For the first couple of days I had a little trouble concentrating but that went away the first week.In addition I do get the vidid dreams side effect however I have not had any bad dreams and for the most part the dreams are ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
9/28/2012 1:16:49 PM

Reviewer: MrsGorden, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started these meds 2 weeks ago. I have been reading a lot of reviews/blogs and I have found that for the most part everyone's experience is different. At first I thought this might be a miracle drug that would make me stop smoking. I was wrong! I still have some cravings but they do get better the longer you take it. I have found that keeping myself busy and changing routines really helps. O ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
8/18/2012 5:37:07 PM

Reviewer: john, 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:
i got a prescript for 30 days. Took the 10mg split in half once a day then twice a day after the second day. It really kept me balanced took only a half a tablet each day. I was very motivated and happy with life. Very energized the small amount was just enough to keep me happy and get off smoking after 30 years. Now I want to use it to help me with some mild depression to get myself back in t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
8/5/2011 11:30:47 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Having a lot of trouble sleeping with this medication. Even though I am tired I have a very hard time falling asleep. I also get dizzy from time to time. I have not had any thoughts of killing myself yet. I have quit smoking for the most part but I have not been able to quit using chewing tobacco. Chewing tobacco and cigarettes taste very nasty to me and I need to find the strength to stop all tob ... Show Full Comment

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