I didn’t care if I threw up every day — visual field defect. I know that it states that in rare cases suicide ideation can occur, this has nothing to do with the Chantix.
Lots of sleeping, explore Freedom’s hundreds of thousands of archived member posts on how to quit smoking. I hated myself – i’ve never been one who wanted to hurt myself. Soon after that, or do I need what I want?
The risk of coronary heart disease is that of a non-smoker’s. Most people quit on New Years.
While you do feel the fact that you are nicotine depleted it was tolerable. I really have no feelings about anything or anybody.
He was clearly not himself. Many of the below comments have been shortened in order to share as many as possible. This medicine is a light blue, oblong, film-coated, tablet imprinted with “Pfizer” and “CHX 1.
I have never had any emotional problems in my life and I am 52 After only a few days on Champix I attempted suicide and then 10 days later , repeated the attempt. Instead, I was so depressed and isolated that I couldn’t continue to function. Varenicline blocks the ability of nicotine to activate a4b2 receptors and thus to stimulate the central nervous mesolimbic dopamine system, believed to be the neuronal mechanism underlying reinforcement and reward experienced upon smoking.
To others such a task is normal and easy without any chemical help. My osteoporosis rating was T -2. Still not feeling the physical or mental confidence to go completely off the gum, but it is nice to cut down and I hope that will get better and better the longer I am on Chantix. I thought, well I’ll give it another try, maybe it was a fluke.
I sure hope someone finds somethig soon to help. If any of you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please stop taking the drug before it’s too late. I was on Chantix for about 5 to 6 weeks. It seemed I was doomed to a short life of smoking forever.
I am usually not this way, but I scream and yell a lot. Become a person who HATES starting over.
I’ve never been one who wanted to hurt myself. And, therefore, it just takes time to unlearn the behavior. They have a plan that they follow like taking a shower first thing after the alarm goes off.
Thyroid problems are the one thing we have figured out and not been able to get under control. My best friend and mother, Lydia. Definition of Narcissistic: self-absorbed, selfish, conceited, vain. I don’t want anybody to go through what myself, his children and his family and friends are facing,” she said.
On January 1, 2009 it was one year without a cigarette. There are no easy choices here. Figure out if you have always been depressed or if this is just part of letting go.
I am still at half the full dose, twice per day, but I think it is already having a subtle effect. I had no desire to do anything. To those addicted, it is a staple of life.
I appreciate you sharing your experience. Severe depression, crying, yelling, lots of sleeping, not wanting to do anything started around day 5. I know that it states that in rare cases suicide ideation can occur, but what is rare?
I took Chantix for about a month and went from a pack a day plus to only 2 cigs a day. But how many smokers on the brink of committing suicide will endure full-blown nicotine withdrawal in hopes of extending life? T4, T3, Free T4 and Free T3 tests. I ended up in the mental unit at the hospital, was having severe panic attacks and suicidal thoughts.
These oddities include why there are 90-year-old smokers who don’t get cancer and people who light up an occasional cigarette and don’t get hooked. 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. It is nothing for me to lock myself in my bedroom and just cry. When I would go to a lower dose nicotine patch is usually when I when get like that and smoke, hence I never got past 60 days before Chantix.
Your way will be the best way in the end. In early September she ended up being hospitalized for observation and every since has experienced all of the things that are not listed on the medication.
Day 11 I was depressed and day 12 I took full dose and I thought about killing myself. He was an alcoholic and drug addict who was trying to clean up his life and stop the smoking before the birth of a son due in January. Chantix is now being covered by many insurance companies.
When I go work out every step on that treadmill reminds me how lucky I am that I can breathe and still have the oxygen and stamina to walk two or three miles at a pretty good pace. I can go on a trip in a car with non-smokers and not feel bad for making them pull over every two hours so I can get my nicotine fix. After going through what I am going through- I would not suggest this medication to anyone.
I knew this was too good to be true. If your doctor ran a test called Total T3, normal range is approximately 80 to 220. I think my quitting formula is actually quite effective.
The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. COPD Lung Disease-Pneumonia-Emphysema, Chronic bronchitis. Obviously, make sure your doc says it’s ok, but otherwise, it’s worth a shot.
I went to the Doctor and had the blood work done and everything else checked while I was there. Fortunately, the nausea doesn’t last that long and I never did vomit in the bushes.
So one Chantix has been working for me for 6 weeks now. They just weren’t the actions of a man who was contemplating suicide,” said Mr Jama’s brother. You have probably never read one. The vivid, crazy dreams were even kind of fun, but now I am so depressed I can barely get up in the morning.
This is a safe way to verbally express the feelings you are feeling without hurting or insulting others. Beautiful word clouds you can print for Scrapbooking and blogs, etc. To Adam, sorry for stinking up the cars. It may seem silly to others, but for many of you out there you know exactly what I mean.
I quit smoking but I have been hospitalized 3 times during this period for depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and actions. Don’t believe them when they tell you the cravings only last a few seconds and then pass. I am a housewife and mother of 2 teenage daughters and am 55 years old. I can just BE for hours and hours of sweet, relaxing, peaceful, and serene joy.
Joseph Feczko, Pfizer’s chief medical officer, implied that much of what it termed as “sensational media reporting” was attributable to normal quitting symptoms or pre-existing underlying depression, not Chantix. I read once that a person who quits smoking would have to gain 70 lbs.
Probably the best week of my life and I went to bed with an overwhelming feeling of wanting to kill myself. At most labs in the U. I guess it’s great if you are one of the few that don’t experience the awful side effects, but for most people it is a gamble not worth taking.
It escalated, and we weaned him off of it on Labor Day weekend. While you would hope that it would just completely wipe away the symptoms, it doesn’t, but it does change the way your mind and body manages the symptoms. But, don’t worry, you spend less and less time thinking about it during the day, so it doesn’t feel like you are holding up the world all the time.
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PLEASE ADVISE ANYONE AND EVERYONE TO NEVER TAKE THESE TABLETS. I am without my cigarettes. BEFORE Chantix, I was the happiest person alive!
I hold no copyrights, and no rights reserved. Do what you have to. It made me queasy sporadically throughout the day, but nothing that was unbearable at all. It is a bigger risk to my life for me to smoke than it is to keep taking the Chantix.
I am hoping the pattern continues and that taking the Chantix will prove to get me off this stuff. I am also going to lose 10 lbs and work on physically being a little healthier.
It’s a long program, about 12 weeks, so, just like stopping the behavior of smoking, it is definitely a process. Oh well, try, try again. That can lead to having a full blown relapse and to keep on smoking.
I didn’t care if I threw up every day, I knew I had to quit. It was completely out of character for him to be depressed.
I have not had any of the side effects-depression, suicidal thoughts, etc. Wow, I could join the gym! It takes a long time because it is supposed to. Don’t you think that is quite a coincidence?
It should be remembered that deaths from emphysema, as well as lung cancer, have increased greatly over the past few decades because of smoking. The most common adverse reactions include nausea, sleep disturbance, constipation, flatulence, and vomiting.
This drug may make you dizzy, drowsy, lose consciousness, or make it difficult to concentrate. Visit Turkeyville, Facebook’s most popular quit smoking support group. On Christmas eve my boyfriend of four months had been drinking he has been using Champix for some months.