... Hi Jen! The Chantix instructions actually tell you to keep smoking during the first week you take them...this gives the drug time to build up in your system. ... (38 replies)
... which is only the ideal projected quit date, not a date set in stone. chantix themselves say that it's not unusual for people to smoke some after that date. ... (9 replies)
... I've used chewing tobacco for almost 30 years and used Chantix to quit. ... (2 replies)
... Pam1550, I believe that I finally said "I quit" on the second or third day after I started taking the Chantix. The Chantix didn't agree with me in the recommended dose, so I cut back from the instructions. ... (8 replies)
... Hopefully, I'll be able to say, "Yes, Chantix works for smokeless tobacco." in a couple months. Right now, I'm not so sure. ... (13 replies)
... I took the med for 7 weeks and the nausea was everyday. the instructions say to eat before you take the med and drink so much water. ... (4 replies)
... he would bet that most of these folks didn't follow the instructions"! So trusting him as I do, I started taking the meds. I did smoke the first week as per the instructions and found myself trying to finish up that pack before midnight. LOL I can't say that I have found myself thinking of them but have not craved one either. ... (18 replies)
... When I started Chantix, I still smoked until I got to the blue pills. The chantix dulls the withdraw symptoms when you quit. But the mental urge to smoke is still there. That is where the willpower kicks in. ... (14 replies)
... and quit. but you have to really want to. I still think of having a cigarette but I don't want to have to do this again. The chantix just makes it easier to not smoke. Good Luck... ... (2 replies)
... Due to previous problems, the rules of posting are being emphasized in regard to Chantix discussion. ... (0 replies)
... I just wanted to post on here my experience so far with Chantix for smoking cessation. I followed the instructions but didn't quit right away on the 8th day, I wanted to see if the medicine would work all by itself without any large amount of will power on my part. ... (7 replies)
... lready have to take ambien to fall asleep and i used to have bad dreams and nightmares ALOT until dr started me on the neurontin, and some of the side effects of Chantix are those things. ... (5 replies)
... You really need to stay in communication with your doctor about Chantix and depression. I sure hope you can tolerate it, because it makes quitting so much easier than any method at least I've ever tried. ... (2 replies)
... will feel better. It is time to ditch the demon! Some days will be easy, some not so easy but doable. If you really want to quit nicotine for good aided by the Chantix you can. Read thru my past posts and alot of other sucess stories here and you will see. ... (8 replies)
... I notice that the quit day varies among posters. The instructions say to stop smoking one week after beginning the Chantix, but is that the norm? ... (6 replies)
... I mentally set my quit day per the instructions, however, I knew I wasn't going to beat myself up about it if I wasnt ready on day 8. I figured the more I stressed on what day I was quitting would make my quit that much harder. Luckily my brain and body were ready by day 6!
I wouldn't worry about going a week or two over, but IMHO if you hit 6 weeks on it and are still... (4 replies)
... This concerns me..........I am a pack a day and tomorrow is a week for quit and i am only at 17 ciggs. OMG i have not had one urge not to smoke yet. I mean i still want it and it doesnt make me sick or make me say ugh this stinks.
I am DREADING TOMORROW. DREADING IT
Thank you Trish :)
Trace (9 replies)
... Hi Tracy: Welcome!! Congrats on your decision to become a quitter!! You've come to the right place. You'll get lots of really good information, ideas and - what we all need - support. The folks here are great. We're all in the same boat and we all understand what it's like on the road to non-smoking.
The instructions on Chantix say to continue to smoke - if you want... (9 replies)