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... Is it okay to cut the nicotine patches in half? ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for the encouragement. I've been totally "off" the patches now for about 2 weeks and am thinking of going back on. I've been in a TERRIBLE mood, super anxiety, full of rage, etc. This is awful. ... (7 replies)
... Yes fibrana, you can cut them in half. Also don't worry about still using these aids. I stopped smoking with the patch and hypnosis. ... (7 replies)

... thing that gets you off the smokes is better than smoking, but there has to be a limit to how long you use it, otherwise you're really just switching the mode of nicotine delivery into the body and keeping the addiction itself as alive as ever. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for the info. I know it's probably not a good idea to cut the patch in half, but I do it anyway. I could be getting lots of nicotine at once though, instead of over 24 hours. I'm still not ready to stop the patch. ... (7 replies)
... I'll be quitting the patch soon. It's more of a psychological thing now that I feel safe or "covered" when I have the patch on. I'm only on 7 mg. I think I'm now addicted to the patch!!! (7 replies)
... uve quit for 9 months and still require the patch? (7 replies)
... I was looking for information on the effects of smoking with the patch. (7 replies)
Jan 17, 2003
... u will not die, so anyone saying that they cannot physically do it does not really want to quit. First thing is, if you want to do it, you can. Second, I found patches to be real helpful. They cost money, but compared to cigs, no big deal, its worth whatever it takes. I looked for generic patches. ... (2 replies)
... and chew anywhere from 3 to 5 pieces a day. I think I'm just going to have to not buy anymore, and go back to my little patches for a few weeks and then just stop those and sweat it out. Actually, I think I'll do okay getting off the's just the gum I love!! ... (20 replies)
... have any stamina left for this. but give it a go anyway. I got to about 10am on the first day and was eating chair legs again. I scratched arround and found some patches which ran out of date in 92, but on one went. unbelievable from that minute on I have been able to cope without much of a problem. ... (3 replies)
... I have to agree with Deda.....I have cut the patches and did not have a problem. The only thing I question is wether the nicotine is spread evenly on the patch. ... (5 replies)
... I have a feeling that this is a dumb question with an obvious answer, but just looking for the reassurance, if anyone could humor me. I bought the patches which have worked for me in the past. I bought the 21mg. ... (5 replies)
... This is for those who wonder what 'withdrawal' from the patches will be like. ... (9 replies)
... per week. Researchers believe that nicotine causes the metabolic rate to rise by increasing the level of insulin in the blood which decreases the body's ability to store fat. ... (4 replies)
... l will die, why increase the risk of going early, why not do what you can to make your life as full as you can. Nothing i tried made it easy, but i did find the patches helped. I smoked my last cigarette on a Sunday night before bed. In the morning, i got up, made coffee and put on a 21mg nicotine patch. ... (9 replies)
Feb 3, 2003
... I had similar feelinds as you did. I was jittery, couldn't sleep, etc.. I decided it just wasn't for me. I got off it. I see you mention that you don't want nicotine replacemnts. ... (7 replies)
... Yeah, you know, I used to use those too (actually i've tried using pretty much every NRT or med at one time or another) and I will tell you one thing: this is withdrawal and if you can just quit the nicotine replacement right now it will go away within a week (whenever you get the last of the nicotine out). Seriously, I quit cold turkey about 5 days ago and I feel the... (2 replies)
Patch or gum
May 3, 2011
... Whatever your son decides to use it as to be stressed that it does take willpower, there as to be a determination to stop. Nicotine substitutes are all good and well but at the end of the day it will ultimately come down to the desire to stop. ... (1 replies)
... th the side effects. The sleepless nights were terrible. I was about to quit the Chantix until a poster informed me that trouble sleeping was also a symptom of nicotine withdrawl. If you look it up, alot of the side effects of Chantix are also side effects of nicotine withdrawl. So you can't blame everything on the pill. ... (13 replies)

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