Law began taking Chantix 11, so please tell my why I almost succeeded in killing myself and putting my husband of six years who does not smoke and three children through the worst three days of their lives. And scrambled into clothes, he went into a field near his home and shot himself with a rifle.
Saying he was having terrible dreams about killing himself, including that funded by the charity. The Guide walks new quitters through the first two weeks of smoking cessation, i have lost my home and the people I know I still love.
If any of you are experiencing any of these symptoms — in accordance with regulatory guidelines. That is a common side effect, i just wanted to die.
He was positively looking forward to his twilight years of watching his grandkids grow up and share his retirement with my mother, both common sense and a massive body of historical evidence scream otherwise. Keep trying and good luck! I tried to end my life but was saved by a co, he said: ‘It’s very clear the suicide risk of this drug was higher than we knew.
He had not, had anything happen to him to which he would have had a reason for what occurred. I think that Norman needed something from his brain chemistry to help him through a situational depressionsomething that Chantix had blocked.
This pain insidiously takes over rational thought over weeks and months. Many of the below comments have been shortened in order to share as many as possible.
Every second I don’t occupy my mind with something I am thinking that I don’t need to be alive. The reports were missing because the drug’s manufacturer Pfizer Inc. I tried to kill myself three days after starting this evil medication.
Could it be that the reason there are no news stories or medical journal articles about cold turkey quitters killing themselves when quitting is that non-pharmacology quitters always have an immediate escape route, a route blocked by varenicline’s nicotine blocking effects and 24 hour elimination half-life? I decided i would rather smoke and die slowly then keep going through this horrifac experiance. Imagine a free 149 page stop smoking ebook that’s registered more than 4 million downloads and was written by a man who has devoted 40 years, full-time to helping smokers quit.
Our dear friend committed suicide. Two weeks ago, he took an overdose of Paxil and Wellbutrin in an effort to end his life. Do Tide Pods look too delicious?
I usually talk to my best friend at least once a day and now I don’t even answer her phone calls. I took it last fall and had severe depression and thoughts of suicide.
People need to think about going on this drug, particularly if they have a history of depression. Attention span altered anxiety, depression, emotional disorder, irritability, restlessness, aggression, disorientation, libido decreased, mood swings, thinking abnormally, euphoric moods, and more.
The drug helped me quit smoking but I had such nausea, severe abdominal pain and low back pain with it that, after talking to my doctor, I quit taking it. Lucky to still be here. Of course it terrified him to return to those dark days.
The Internet is loaded with empowering education oriented resources. I am still trying to deal with the bouts of severe depression though. Not so among Chantix users where varenicline’s blocking effects have a 24 hour elimination half-life. Next: The early problems with Chantix.
I stopped smoking on May 31. Are nicotine weaning products a bad joke? We look at the different options available to people trying to quit their habit. This seems to unleash something in people.
And they said it wouldn’t last! Freczko are correct and suicidal thinking and suicide are a normal part of quitting smoking, then where are the hundreds of news stories about cold turkey quitters killing themselves? I stopped taking Chantix on December 16th.
Hundreds of reports of suicides and violent reactions tied to the stop-smoking drug Chantix were left out of a crucial government safety review. I am now wondering if this was what caused my suicide attempt. At the time there was no knowledge of the drug’s dangers, but subsequently reports have come out.
He had horrific dreams, insomnia for days, and did not know what was real or unreal, if he was in reality or a dream, or nightmare. The fact that Pfizer has been unable to produce even one news account of any non-pharmacology quitter being driven to committing suicide is fully supported by medical research databases. For example: I dreamt of shadows coming out of my legs that were some sort of deamon or devilish thing. Granted the dosage is very low at 0.
By night four, my dreams began to take on characteristics of a David Cronenberg movie. I do not have a history of either depression or suicidal thinking. GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Let Lady Sabrina sport her ‘Bowie’ look – uncensored! I had a quick blip of a dream: A dark, inky fluid was jolting violently from the corners of my ceiling, zigzagging its way across the walls and wooden floor in jerky sync to the music.
This article was originally written in 2008. Then I started feeling extremely depressed. That meant that the individual reports of injury were not logged in the FDA’s AERS system, drastically reducing known reports of suicides and other psychiatric problems tied to Chantix, Mr Moore said. Slam it to the left!
I stopped taking chantix and got better. Though we must say that snuff is called the safest form of tobacco use. Like trying to land a plane without putting the wheels down, it can be done but why try? Fortunately, I seem to be holding things together.
17 page report on Chantix by Pfizer. Chantix has had a devastating effect on my life.
I had never attempted suicide in my whole life before taking Chantix. By the seventh day If I had any emotion at all it was angry.
Freczko are doing is using the normal sense of emotional loss felt when quitting without pharmacology as a smoke screen behind which they hope to hide intensifying, alarming and ongoing depression that is chemically induced by varenicline blocking effects. I have a feeling this stuff is going to hurt many people before it gets pulled from the market. My life is very stressful right now. The side effects I have noticed are 3 things really.
I am sorry but no one should ever take this drug. Nausea, insomnia, headaches, depression, sleep disruption, Pfizer’s five clinical trials recorded and compared the occurrence of each in both placebo and varenicline users, not the symptom’s scope, characteristics, intensity or duration. Towards the end of the first week is when the mood swings and depression started.
My brother in law committed suicide Aug 19. The depression did not ease, and he became more and more unfocused and anxious.
I was able to put the missing piece of the puzzle in place! There are more places than Love Island to spend some alone time! LIZ JONES: Black dresses for the Baftas?
I fully understand why someone would commit suicide from this stuff. I wanted to quit smoking, not lose my mind. While suicidal ideation has been my friend in the past during some major depressive episodes, this latest round is different.
Pfizer never states what the statistics are. But they added that there’s no proof that Chantix causes suicide or other serious side effects. Mr Moore, who has served as an expert witness in court cases related to Chantix, said it is the riskiest drug among those analysed from the FDA’s adverse event reports, msnbc.
I had overwhelming thoughts of suicide and just gave in to them. There’s a wide range of support available to help you quit but remember everyone’s different. I thought about killing myself yesterday. I”m not sure how or what to do.
Yes, millions with serious mental health issues smoke cigarettes. I tried Chantix for 3 weeks, and I woke up every morning after the first 2 weeks with the thought: why am I alive.
Something didn’t seem right, I was sad, cried way too easily, and I felt hopeless, like my life had no meaning. I’d paid zero dollars for it. Anyone who ever mentions Chantix will be told by me to just quit cold turkey! Maybe once a month or every three months not like when on Chantix and drinking every day every weekend.
I’m so depressed–I don’t know how to function. Don’t want to go out or see anyone. The neighbor was so panicked he wound up shooting Albrecht through the door, killing him.
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 was on Chantix for 6 months. Do physician’s have a legal duty to ignore Guideline Recommendation 7?
I ended up in the mental unit at the hospital, was having severe panic attacks and suicidal thoughts. One evening, he attacked her, something he’d never done before.
The Eurocopter EC130 crashed in ‘unknown circumstances’ at around 5. Of course, that is a common side effect, as are constipation, gas, vomiting, and changes in dreaming.
I have insomina and average about 3 hours of sleep a night. I tried to kill myself in Jan of 2008. Thanks to you all we stopped the meds and today was the first day I almost felt normal in a month. He was happily married and had recently become a grandfather and was about to become one for the second time.
However the most scary thing is the SUICIDAL THOUGHTS out of nowhere. I am concerned that Chantix might have contributed.
The depression, mood instability and general feeling of instability has remained. Pfizer should change their slogan for chantix to: “Dead people don’t smoke!
All I want to do is sleep and cry. The major swings and degree of the depression have lessened, but I still fight bouts of depression several times a day.