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... I too am cutting back on Chantix due to all the side effects. ... (14 replies)
... Consult your physician while cutting back on the dosage is the first thing I would do. Chantix made me feel calmer but I have heard more stories like this happening to men than women. ... (11 replies)
... Not sure if this helps, but cutting back on caffeine suddenly will definitely cause headaches. ... (17 replies)

Chantix
Jun 28, 2007
... Keep us posted on how your wean goes. ... (161 replies)
... I have from day 4 of chantix cut the pills in half.I do my darndest to take themthe same time everyday and I have found early evening helps with the insomnia if you have it. ... (41 replies)
... Hi Trish, I am cutting back on chantix - .5 mg every other day. Mornings are tough - I am crankier and more emotional. I have been falling asleep before 9 am and waking up at 4 am (this has to stop!). I have been taking st. johns wort to take the edge off, and that seems to help my mood throughout the day. I have exp. some weight gain, and hope to start slowly losing it. ... (16 replies)
... and plan to cut out the pm dose for at least four weeks and see what happens. If it creates a problem I will probably go back to the normal twice a day for a bit longer. ... (19 replies)
... I was afraid to come off the Chantix as well. I read a few other studies on the internet that indicated the longer you are on Chantix, the greater the chances of making your quit stick. My physician approved a prescription for three more months. ... (9 replies)
... I see soooo many quitting the awful addiction. I had tried so many times before and thought I would be a smoker until I died! I had absolutely no willpower. The Chantix worked for me. I have been quit over 6 months now. I will never smoke another cigarette as long as I live. ... (24 replies)
... I quit using Chantix over 6 months ago. It is the only thing that has ever gotten me to stop for even one day!! I smoked as normal for the first week. On about day 5 I decided to try cutting back. It worked!! Then came day 8, my quit day. I chickened out. I smoked 8 cigarettes that day. ... (44 replies)
... god awful stinky gas. Cutting back stopped it. I had no mood swings at all, everyone is different I guess. My doctor said if I had mood issues she wanted to see me. ... (10 replies)
... I am also having muscle cramps in my calves. I have heard that this is one of the side effects. I have been taking Chantix for 11 weeks. And, the cramps started about 3 weeks ago and have gotten worse. ... (6 replies)
Chantix
Jul 15, 2007
... e any problems with side effects as long as I ate before taking it and drank lots of water. And I know everyone is different, but I kept wondering if I should be cutting back more and then one day I smoked a pack and the next day, I only smoked six. ... (161 replies)
... I started back. Now trying chantix. Seems to be working. I haven't reached my quit day yet, but I am "cutting down" on smokes until that day. It seems much easier with the pills. Sleeping seems to be a little of a problem however. ... (20 replies)
... This is my fifth week on Chantix, I actually stop smoking my first week, I only had two that week. Last Friday I was thinking about cutting it in half this week but I have to say today was the worst day I have had this whole past month. I can't really figure it out other that I was bored this am. ... (6 replies)
... you can do it! I've only been quit one week and 5 days I think now, and I'm even cutting back to one pill a day. ... (24 replies)
... Day 3 and yes I am still doing it......today experiencing a little discomfort in my chest probably those darn "toots" coming around again.. I heard they come back around on the Third day of the BLUE pill and to think I am at work... ... (41 replies)
Finally
Mar 2, 2007
... I have cut out caffine in the afternoons too. I am a wreck if I don't get sleep, and I know that would lessen my resolve more than cutting back on the meds. ... (20 replies)
Starting over
Aug 10, 2007
... This Time, Welcome and glad you feel groovy with the Chantix! I felt calmer while taking it but did suffer some insomnia and joint pain which I remedied by cutting back on my dosage once I felt safe doing so. Worked well. I smoked for 35 years and have been cig free for 5 months come Monday! ... (10 replies)
... Way to go everybody on continuing to be smoke free!!! ... (37 replies)




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