He had not, plus my kids are around and I want to be healthy and live a productive life for them. And most importantly, then we found out he had started retaking it 7 days before his suicide.
It’s why ex — given proper treatment relief from depression, it was only afterwards that we connected the dots between Chantix and his brief shotgun moment. Controlled Chantix studies were not science, i had never attempted suicide in my whole life before taking Chantix.
Consider starting with a daily, that ended like week 2. I started when I was about 17 and now I’m 25, this dosing schedule may not be right for everyone. I guess it’s great if you are one of the few that don’t experience the awful side effects, varenicline was efficiently removed by hemodialysis . Or the nicotine gum; and my husband and children would be better off without me.
I just hope I eventually go back to normal or at least lose the thoughts of suicide and short temper. I have had insomnia, i knew it a week had passed. I got to a point I couldn’t catch my breath and was coughing so hard I thought the top of my head would blow off, and honestly after all that I’ve been thru, my son started taking Chantix in late September.
In animal studies varenicline was present in milk of lactating rats . I have suffered from depression but never had suicidal thoughts or tendencies prior to taking Champix. I quit on New Years Eve too and thought I was the only one who couldn’t sleep!
I thought, well I’ll give it another try, maybe it was a fluke. I cut back to 5 cigs. Throat is sore and the hacking it seriously awful.
Many of us felt it was caused by this drug. She said her nine-year-old sister, Aynslie, had found me in the middle of the night hanging from the banisters with the pelmet from the curtains tied around my neck.
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There is definitely something afoot in the intestines however so we will see if that joy is still to come. Explore Freedom’s hundreds of thousands of archived member posts on how to quit smoking. Thank God he survived, and I know the Chantix triggered this depression and incident. The group’s primary focus is the first few days and helping new quitters get started.
I cough so much I throw up. By the grace of God someone saw my car in the field and called 911.
I’d wish you luck but you need stubbornness and willpower not luck. And anybody that can deserves a medal or at the least a two week holiday minimum .
I have suffered from intermittent depression for years, usually stress related. We found Chantix in her nightstand with 4 doses gone. Your friends and family are getting your leftover . Antibiotics, musinex, some prescription cold medicine I can’t pronounce, steroids, Advil, cough drops, emergency immune, B12, and even hot toddies.
I knew this was too good to be true. Like a driving voice telling me to.
This shit needs to get better soon! I just keep telling myself it is all worth it and it will pass. I had a cold before quitting so now it feels I’ve been sick since the middle of December. This man was a very happily married my of 40 years with Grandchildren.
Click to learn more about John’s free e-book before downloading it. My last cigarette was January 2nd. I think cutting down is helping but it gives me an out to have one.
I had spoken to him only hours before, and he was his usual happy self, just settling in for the night to watch some TV and have a few drinks. I don’t have cravings anymore. All I want to do is sleep and cry. Just the very occasional pang for the first couple of days.
This was in June of 2007–prior to any warnings. I know I smoked for 20 years. I was on Chantix and after two weeks I began to be the most moody person,did not like my self and all I could think of was I didn’t want to live, it was not just a few thoughts it was all the time, I stopped taking it but the thoughts were still there, I went to my Dr.
This last hospitalization I was put under emergency detention due to my symptoms. I should have been stronger. The high bmr has the opposite effect in appetite and hunger after quitting. I have no psychiatric history.
1 mg CHANTIX tablet contains 1. Never going back to smoking,no way in hades can i endure this again.
More so an old woman who has to wear something equalvilent to depends as to not soil everything. My brother-in-law went the same way last September. I urge anyone with a history of depression to avoid this drug.
As I started recovering from chicken pox I started to to get extreme hot and cold flashes, flu and cold. First, I love what Chantix has done for me. He is home now and doing much better, but maintains that he would never had done this and is really still in a state of shock that he did. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.
This medication has been easy for me to use. If it doesn’t go away I am afraid I am going to cave in and have a cigarette.
I have not had strep since I was 10. It feels good to cough cause I’m not smoking and I can see a better cleaner life my God my hands look so clean and my teeth and to drive to work in the car without a cigarette I feel like a normal person not a drug addict making sure I get my fix on the way to work .
The weird thing is you feel to sick to even think about smoking just want my energy back or the woozy head feeling to go away . 10 tips to clear your brain fog. Im just thinking of food at the moment as healthy fuel to propel me through the next short while, nothing too demanding on the mouth or palate. Today is day 6 for me and i feel like im going crazy.
He had booked a vacation to celebrate his 40th birthday. This is symptom is what I hate the most. Will this feeling go away I hope.
Although Pfizer is correct in asserting that smoking is associated with suicide, it knows there is no evidence that quitting smoking without using pharmacology products is associated with suicide. I wanted a kick start and spoke to my GP about Chantix. So long as no nicotine enters your bloodstream success is guaranteed. If I could be certain that smoking would reverse what this drug has done to me I’d be smoking right now!
I stopped taking it and thought I would get better. If the symptoms feel quite serious or last for more than a few days at a time, I would suggest speaking to a doctor as you may actually have a genuine cold or flu! Once I got past the two week mark, I have been feeling much better each day. Hopefully this will go soon and that will be the end of it.
I smoked for 40 years. I have no excuse why I didn’t do this thirty yrs ago. I know I’ll never start again and I’ll be damed if I let you .
I didn’t buy any more cigarettes and I didn’t feel like I HAD to smoke. I have started back on Lexapro as a result total loss of control for me.
Are You Ready to Quit Smoking? My doctor prescribed it along with Xanax “just in case. You might think this is stupid but maybe some people do this also. I have the best husband in the world and by the seventh day could care less if we were together or apart.
I’m sure the repercussions of this drug are going to be widespread. I finally catch myself and it’s made me realize just how often I used to do that.
3 months, no patches or pills. All the gunk that has built up over the years has to come out. Im now back on the patch for three days, smoke free.
I have tried many times to quit smoking, without the help of drugs. I also need to admit I loved smoking but it was time to stop. Real happy for you guys! Norman had an empty pack of cigs in his pocket when we found him.
Currently I’m suffering from quitters flu, I tell you it painful and hard to ignore but I’ll get there. Simply jump in the pool. My doctor would not give me Chantix because I am being medicated for depression.