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    Condition: Stop Smoking
    4/9/2021 7:05:46 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have bipolar. Iâ??ve smoked 38 years and was down to 6 cigarettes a day. I took Chantix for two months and had to stop due to acute anxiety and panic attacks. They are everyday. Iâ??m on short term use of Xanax to help control the attacks. I had to get help from urgent care and the ER for all day attacks. I have to go through a few specialty doctors before I can see a psychiatrist to h ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Stop Smoking
    4/7/2021 7:29:09 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I just finished the first 28-day course. It didn't do a thing for me except upset my stomach greatly. The frequency of my smoking and my cravings haven't diminished one bit. Recently I tried to just stop smoking completely while taking Chantix. I was a wreck and didn't last a day. The nausea caused by this stuff is intense. A couple of times I took the 1mg tablets without food. I d ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Stop Smoking
    2/2/2021 12:22:15 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This medication works for me. I suggest getting a script for 1 mg of ativan from your primary doctor or psychiatrist as this will compliment the chantix. It will help with the depression and anxiety you get from chantix. I also recommend having Nicoderm Patches Level 3 on you. That way if you crave a cigarette you can put a nicotine patch on instead. Your allowed to wear a patch with chantix they ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Stop Smoking
    12/14/2020 10:32:14 AM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have nightmares and feel pressure in back of my head sometimes. It helps you to stop but has side effects. Wish I never used it. I stopped taking it and returned to smoking.

    Condition: Stop Smoking
    12/13/2020 8:23:17 PM

    Reviewer: NonSmoke8wks, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Its been 9 weeks since I started using Chantix and my 8th week without a cigarette. I smoked a little more than a pack a day for 15 years and I have not had one serious craving. However, I do have crazy dreams and it'll make you sick if you haven't eaten.

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