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... 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)
... Is it okay to cut the nicotine patches in half? ... (7 replies)
... Smokers must recognize that they are drug addicts. Nicotine is a powerfully addictive drug. ... (3 replies)

... Yes, I think you can have some mild withdrawl symptoms from cutting down from a pack to 5 or less cigs...that's quite a substantial drop in nicotine...but I also think you would get over it pretty fast too... ... (16 replies)
... around age 35. I tried various quitting methods over the ensuing years including cutting down using a method in which I would step down to Brands with a lower and lower tar and nicotine content in an effort to wean myself off the awful weed. ... (5 replies)
Patch therapy ?
Feb 25, 2004
... Cutting the patches can result in uneven release of the nicotine and make you very ill. I only stayed at the 21 mg for two weeks, then went to the 14 and have stayed here for four weeks. I just go on how I feel. ... (6 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)
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)
Chantix and Nausea
Aug 31, 2007
... if I eat a little something before I take the pill, and be sure to drink alot of water when I take the pill, it's not nearly as bad. I have heard of some people cutting the pills in half to help with the nausea. Take half in the morning, half at lunch, half afternoon, half evening. You should ask doctor though. ... (13 replies)
... She said the patch gave her awful nightmares. I have some nicotine gum as well. Someplace lol. Unopend and a couple years old. ... (4 replies)
... It certainly sounds as if you don't need a 21 mg. patch. Maybe that's roo much nicotine for your system at once. Read the package instructions again vis a vis how to select the proper dosage for your smoking habits. ... (2 replies)
... There must be something in the nicotine gum and patches that's different from the nicotine from cigarettes. ... (26 replies)
Putting it off
Jul 26, 2003
... when I am in public, it's EASY for me to not smoke . When home, I pick them up ! I give in. I also consider myself strong spiritually and I do refuse to take the patches or gums. We both need best wishes and support, don't we ? ... (5 replies)

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