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Condition: Stop Smoking
11/30/2007 5:23:33 PM

Reviewer: ellie16935, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
been nauseaous since i been on it and still smoke. was hoping for a miracle. under a lot of stress. will keep trying

Condition: Stop Smoking
11/30/2007 8:48:50 AM

Reviewer: tryingtoquit, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The medication does eliminate the desire to smoke (tastes like nothing)--however the side effects were unacceptable. 5 straight days of a headache that no pain reliever could touch. Took 48 hours of not taking the medication for the headache to diminish. This started at end 'end of week 4', so don't assume you are OK if it takes a while for side effects. No way could I take this med ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
11/30/2007 12:07:19 AM

Reviewer: cam12298, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Its been a month and it seems to be working,,,as far as the side effect of nausea,,,theres no comparison to the nausea from chemo treatments. I just fear that the urge will come back after I stop the pills.Also Im not thrilled that my insurance did not cover this medication that could prevent so many other illnesses. Low income people will not have access to this drug and that is biased.

Condition: Stop Smoking
11/28/2007 10:54:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
One of the worst experiences of my life. After 2 weeks on chantix I was sleeping 18 hrs a day, slurred speach, chest pain, confusion,irrational thinking, unsteady gait, dissorentation, extremely emotional,major depression, I became suicidal to the point of being hospitalized for 3 days in the phyc. ward. Horrifying experience to be admitted, strip searched, not completely understanding what has h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
11/28/2007 8:57:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have smoked for 25 years have been smoke free 2 months now. Not sleeping was the worst side effect.

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