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Condition: Stop Smoking
7/9/2014 9:09:54 PM

Reviewer: ksn, 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:
I had tried several times to quit, even once before with Chantix but kept cheating knowing I could just take another pill and get back on track, wrong approach and I failed I continued smoking. But I finally decided I was READY to quit and I tried again with Chantix along with my will to quit, I succeeded! I do not think drinking alcohol with this drug is a good idea and it did give me very vivid, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
6/26/2014 12:40:38 PM

Reviewer: lornalu2u, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I researched Chantix thoroughly, and was very worried about the side effects. Quit smoking as directed, 7 days after starting the low dose pill. I was very fatigued the first week, but think it may have been the nicotine withdrawal rather than the meds. Dreams were vivid, but I enjoyed it :) I took first pill at 7am and second at 3pm, didn't cause insomnia for me. Only took meds for a month, I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
5/21/2014 12:48:17 PM

Reviewer: Tobias 2014, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just wanted to briefly write my experience and to mention what most do not. I've been on it for 7 days now. 4th day was horrible, became incredible depression and scary thoughts. I cut the px in half and day 5 was better. However still a lot of anxiety, shortness of breath etc - and i am on xanax as well-it only helps a little. I can't say the experience has been a good one - it will ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
5/11/2014 10:11:29 PM

Reviewer: Don't drink!!, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm now in week 6 and feeling pretty confident about sticking to it. The idea of smoking simply doesn't occur to me, which is strange, given how constantly "the next smoke" was on my mind previously. Tried Nicorette a bunch of times, but that really didn't help at all with mood swings. SO, Chantix is effective, yes, but the side effects are just terrible. Being queasy twice a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stop Smoking
5/2/2014 9:28:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
it gave me some headaches the 1st week however i think this is the best medication on the market to quit ,,,little motivation is still advised before quitting,,too early to say if it worked for me or not

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