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... Is it okay to cut the nicotine patches in half? ... (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)
... 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 think I like it better than the patch because it works more like a cigarette, you get the nicotine when you use a lozenge. I myself, couldn't use the patch because of allergic reactions I had to the adhesive. ... (6 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)
... That's exactly the reason why I wont use NRT. I know one bloke who hasn't had a cigarette in two years, but he's chewing that NRT gum like it's going out of style! ... (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. I'm trying to stick it out, but it's hard. ... (7 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)
... To be honest, I'm not sure what finally kicked in that made me quit. I think I was sick of the smoke and quit thing. Smoke, quit for few dyas, smoke and quit again. It became ridiculous. ... (9 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)
... 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 I scratched arround and found some patches which ran out of date in 92, but on one went.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)
The patch?
Jan 17, 2005
... uly believe the benefit outweighs the cost. I'll tell you a little secret.....I actually continued buying the stronger ones since they're the same price and just cut them in half right before wearing when it came time to step down in nicotine. It saved money and seemed to work well. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks Retiree, I tried with a steak knife and it did cut well. I'm glad to see we can do this. It saves money, and that's always nice. ... (16 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear that you are not feeling too good, this sometimes happens when we quit. I think some of us are just more sensitive to what's going on in our bodies than other folks. ... (10 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)
... If you want to stretch it out, can you cut a piece of gum in half and add a piece of "normal" gum to it? ... (1 replies)
... Well, you seem like an intelligent enough person and you sound like you've been around so I'll cut to the chase and spare you the psycho babble. If you expecting some nicey nice client centered unconditional love thing, you're going to be very disappointed. ... (3 replies)
... When I started I thought, well its got marijuana in it so theres no way it can be as bad as cigarette. ... (6 replies)

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