It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Smoking Cessation Message Board


Smoking Cessation Board Index


I have tried Chantix two different times. I can't manage to get past 3 or 4 days on this medication due to very [U]severe[/U] nausea, to the point that I could not function at work. My family doctor even prescribed Phenegran for the nausea - but, that made me really sleepy on top of the nausea. (sigh)

No matter what medication you talk about - every persons body can react differently, depending on what their sensitivities are - sometimes having an unexpected opposite reaction. That is what happened when I took Wellbutrin/Zyban - I became really depressed. Not exactly what you expect from an antidepressant. ;)

So, even though Chantix may not be the answer for everybody - I have heard many success stories from my co-workers and the patients we care for (cardiac step-down unit).
I agree. I tried Wellbutrin/Zyban and ended up in the hospital with a severe case of hives and swelling. I was so happy when Chantix came out because although I've tried the patch several times, I always went back to smoking. I feel that I probably should be on Chantix for another month but the symptoms were bad - stomach pains and gas, and even after being off of Chantix for four days, my stomach is still a mess. I agree with you that everyone has to find what will help them quit and the biggest thing is that you really need to want to quit before anything will work.





All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:08 AM.





© 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!