After taking Chantix 3 weeks I had nightmares – still have some days when I can’t cope but it passes. It needs more of these great compounds. Effect of Smoking on Arterial Stiffness and Pulse Pressure Amplification, pfizer should change their slogan for chantix to: “Dead people don’t smoke!
I went to the doctor, 2 less for 2 weeks then rang my psychiatrist for ideas to taper of completely. After starting Chantix I started experiencing increased irritability, does he do no research? My weight is still the same, nausea are unreal. In accordance with regulatory guidelines.
I wish I had researched more thoroughly before I began taking this poison . I was concerned about taking Chantix because it is a mind altering drug. I stayed at my mind for the week and tappered down quickly which was horrible.
He told the inquest: “She had suffered from depression and overdoses in the past but recently had become much better. Don’t tell me to go back to my useless doctor!
Called my GP who said to stay on until my regular Pdoc is back. I’m sure they think I’m an idio because some things just aren’t computing. Beck to the fashion world! She is correct in saying that just having high cholesterol alone does not justify taking a statin to prevent a heart attack or stroke.
He had been taking Chantix for about 3 weeks, and the last few days was unable to sleep, saying he was having terrible dreams about killing himself, finding himself hanging, etc. I can’t do until my appt.
This was in June of 2007–prior to any warnings. When they settled tapered to a quarter for two months. He had NEVER shown suicidal ideation before this medication, and shot himself before anyone could stop him or get him to his doctor.
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 had overwhelming thoughts of suicide and just gave in to them. He was a loving father, grandfather and an ex-Marine.
27 lbs is a long way from 70! I had nightmares, suicidal thoughts, didn’t care about anything and I thought smoking was better than these side effects. They should let you know what you are getting into.
Yes, this message board was a God send. Federal Food and Drug Administration officials said that they asked Pfizer to resubmit thousands of records after realising that the company was sending required reports in an inappropriate format that could not be added to the agency’s Adverse Events Reporting System, or AERS. I would suddenly end up at places and have no idea how i got there!
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? Help, our make-up is FROZEN!
The headaches are more like migraines. The End of the Beginning? At the time I was started on Pristiq I was desperate for anything to help me. It did however help through the withdrawal phase and could be useful but patients need to be informed of the possibility that they could experience this very harmful side effect.
It is now being subjected to the same type of scrutiny demanded by the FDA of new drugs. Twitter, I found my nurse to again ask about my Pristiq. Not sure what you mean by outside of this site. I just made the connection.
Lunchtime chat with Jonathan Gold: Got questions about food and dining? However, one night I started to feel incredible anger towards everyone around me. Thank God he survived, and I know the Chantix triggered this depression and incident.
This is day 2 without Pristiq and so far I’ve had headaches and dizziness and irritability. I’m not sure I can drive her to and from school. I have no psychiatric history.
At 43 days, yesterday, I smoked. Two weeks ago, he took an overdose of Paxil and Wellbutrin in an effort to end his life.
I have done a lot of research and have found this to be true. HOWEVER, I still take the evil little drug Tramadol, and I KNOW that the two drugs are similar because I looked up the ingredients.
I hate going to the Doc. But in the late 1990s, the significance of greater LDL lowering was unappreciated.
Will Chantix really help me quit smoking? I took Pristiq for 2 weeks then quit cold turkey. If you don’t put yourself and your health first who will? Too keen to put you on medication and not responsible enough to wean off.
WL felt it needed a marketing partner who could help them compete. Carrie Bradshaw, is that you?
I too have been taking Chantix. Part of my anxiety includes agoraphobia and the constant tiredness encourages me to stay home or only venture out when absolutely necessary so it is something that really needs to stop. I had a few bad things happen in my life at the same time 6 months ago. Lipitor’s commercial success was unprecedented.
My useless doctor told me that there were no withdrawal side effects, so I understand you. But I also experienced the major niacin side-effect, flushing. Thinking the love of his life had gone forever, he hung himself.
All I want to do is sleep and cry. 2 million times last year to people trying to stop smoking — and 1. I am a nurse and happen to be taking myself off pristiq right now.
WHY DIDN’T MY DOCTOR TELL ME THIS COULD HAPPEN! I went to one a day of the second week pack for about seven days and then stopped because I couldn’t sleep or focus.
Be very careful with this drug. MIRACLE- AND- You must take an omega three, fish oil is a miracle for some, it makes me very sick so I used hemp seeds- Hemp seeds are available at any health food store- Finally, I completely CURED my depression by taking vitamin d at 10,000 iu a day- Carlsen brand is very good, however, any oil based vitamin d product in a gel cap form should be ok- Don’t suffer, buy these three products and good luck!
I have not been going to the gym. If your result was less than 2. The challenge in this field is clearing the high regulatory hurdle that exists for such a compound. This is not medicine but rather poison to our bodies.
How about an acute psychotic episode that has left her possible permanent damage. 5 hours at a time and awaken with bad dreams. I am aggitated beyond belief and weepy. Losing weight, depriving myself of anything is not on my agenda today.