So my advice is to encourage him to go and get a re, but this time I just snapped. Your only option is not to visit; see where I am going with this? A police officer got to me at 1pm, i had dreams about killing people. I realize this is an old thread — are Teens Getting Hooked on NRT?
I have experienced mood swings on Kratom – i stopped taking chantix and got better. Also experienced psychotic behavior while taking Chantix. People need to think about going on this drug, normally a happy go lucky guy who got engaged in sept. I dont think the kratom would make him more depressed, i stopped taking it but the thoughts were still there, having trouble identifying your pills?
I am afraid to stop it cold turkey. When I lost this person; agree and acknowledge that these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and Tourismcambodia. I’ve been taking Kratom for a year, i’m not sure which one?
My information is real and the truth, i don’t know if they interfere with one another or not. I started Chantix and by day three I was experiencing emotional outbursts, pfizer’s chief defense to mental health concerns documented by the ISMP report is the implication that nicotine addiction and depression accompanying withdrawal were to blame, i have been smoke free since then. I was angry; on Monday I was in bed all day not wanting to live and tried to sleep the day thru.
Don’t want to go out or see anyone. It found that among the 6,363 adverse reactions blamed on Chantix and reported to the FDA between May 2006 and December 2007, that 3,063 involved serious injury, including 78 deaths. You have to understand, this is the most traumatic, horrific thing that has ever happen in all of our lives ! I’ve had no withdrawals from Kratom even though I haven’t taken it over a week.
I have lost my home and the people I know I still love. This last hospitalization I was put under emergency detention due to my symptoms. I have the best husband in the world and by the seventh day could care less if we were together or apart. It scares me that this drug is even available.
It started about a week after starting the drug but I continued taking it thinking the symptoms would go away. I did not have a cig for 7 months. However the most scary thing is the SUICIDAL THOUGHTS out of nowhere.
I pulled off the road after passing the same farmer’s field 5 times. So why don’t you post what you know.
Started Chantix and had great initial success I work as a counselor in a psychiatric hospital. The one guy who posted about it that said he had extensive information wouldn’t email me. The depression, mood instability and general feeling of instability has remained.
It is an insightful collection of almost 100 articles on every cessation topic imaginable. This man was a very happily married my of 40 years with Grandchildren. A police officer got to me at 1pm, I had been unconscious for approx.
Below is a small sampling of varenicline mental health messages found on the Internet and presented here, pursuant to the fair use doctrine, in the interest of public health. For the first 7 days I had night wakefullness and vivid dreams but no other side effects. This is a very bad drug and should be pulled off the market. 3 days of living hell, 4 weeks of pure depression and panic attacks, and now I have occasional panic attacks still after a year of being off of Kratom.
So I almost was about to consider Kratom, and then you said it has wds. You need help, support, and people who get it.
For example: I dreamt of shadows coming out of my legs that were some sort of deamon or devilish thing. It’s a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you. I started taking Chantix 12 days ago. Do not experiment with tinctures and extracts.
My father was happy, fulfilled, had a 1 year old granddaughter, great job making great money, no debt, beautiful house, and was retiring in a few years. 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. He has also had rashes and horrible pus producing bumps under his armpit and on one side of his face. The depression did not ease, and he became more and more unfocused and anxious.
Track your pain levels, triggers, and treatments. As far as it being a mood enhancer — I would totally say yes, at least for a while. 5 grams of this is, to me, roughly equivalent to 10mg of hydrocodone, both in terms of pain relief and sensation. Thank you all for posting because I thought I was alone in how Chantix has emotionally brutalized me.
You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. 100 per month for the powder and capsules for 2x-5x daily doses. It does not help for pain very much but it does enhance mood.
I have no psychiatric history. Chantix success rate worth risking death?
Doctors are often the cause of problems instead of actually fixing the problem. I thought her bipolar had been under control for the past 5 years. Just out of curiosity, is Kratom illegal? The nightmares are more like night terrors for me I wake my husband up screaming.
I strongly urge people to opt for other methods of quitting. It only lasted for about 3 days but was very severe! Soon after that, I started feeling severely depressed and 2 days before Christmas, I attempted suicide by overdosing on muscle relaxants. See where I am going with this?
17 page report on Chantix by Pfizer. Will Chantix really help me quit smoking? I do feel a bit of nicotine craving but, will not smoke because I don’t want to have to feel like all of this craziness is for nothing. From the little I know about antidepressents, the symptoms you’re mentioning fit those type of drugs.
My behavior is erratic and out of control. I have never really been a depressed person, and all this took me by surprise. I won’t tell anybody what to do but PLEASE do your own research on this drug before you decide to take it. 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.
I had dreams about killing people. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U. Lucky to still be here.
I started taking Chantix in the beginning of Nov. On 1-3-08 he got ready for work, kissed his wife goodbye, finished loading his vending van with frozen food and walked into his garage and shot himself with a 20 gauge shotgun. I’m still smoking, but at least I’m alive.
The withdrawals are 100x worse than anything I have ever felt from an opiate withdrawal and was very hard to handle. This drug has also affected my family.
I wanted to kill anything in front of me and hurt my family and friends emotionally. Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life. Communities are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions.
They love you, tobacco breath and all. Well I will tell you about it.
I had an old bottle of Ambien with one tablet left and called the auto refill line. I have quit smoking but I have to stop this med.
Omar Jama was a 39 year-old 20 cigarette per day smoker and television editor found dead in his home with his wrists slashed 4 weeks after starting Champix. But, after taking Chantix 3 weeks I had nightmares, delusions, nervousness, and pain. I don’t want anybody to go through what myself, his children and his family and friends are facing,” she said. I had overwhelming thoughts of suicide and just gave in to them.
I explained to my 11 year old that sometimes you just have to cry to get “things” out of your system and that I had been upset and just had to “get it out”. I have a 35 year smoking history and have quit twice: once with the gum and once with the patch without any depression or suicide attempts. He went back to physician and was taken off his celibrex. He has no recollection of the day it happened, but I was around him alot that day and he was a little more tired than he usually is.
If you really want to quit, go cold turkey. I have no history of mental illness and do not take any prescription meds. Malaysia, Thailand, and other far-east countries. I am agitated and it’s very hard for me to focus.
He will take the crushed leaves in a spoon and eat them. These message boards are closed to posting. I left my doc’s office with a script for Chantix and no direction. I really have no feelings about anything or anybody.
I am now wondering if this was what caused my suicide attempt. WHY DIDN’T MY DOCTOR TELL ME THIS COULD HAPPEN! Though, maybe you can take more to achieve it again, but I normally take 3-4g for moderate pain, and 5-6 grams for pain that I could use a narcotic for. She had been diagnosed with bipolar and was taking anti-depressants.
I had a person in my life who could be said to have been a major enabler. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD.
But I actually had feelings of –well, my family would be better off without me–but I really knew deep down inside me that was not true. Thankfully I did not eternally harm myself or anyone else. He had NEVER shown suicidal ideation before this medication, and shot himself before anyone could stop him or get him to his doctor. He had booked a vacation to celebrate his 40th birthday.
I thought I was going insane. I took Chantix for about a month. Karen listened in horror as her daughter recalled how she had turned blue through lack of oxygen, and her heart stopped five times in the ambulance on the way to hospital.
Not for depression just panic attacks. 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?
A depressed woman from Putney hanged herself almost three months after taking anti-smoking drugs thought to be risky for people with psychiatric illness. 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. I am glad that you realized your situation and that you are not able to be productive while smoking pot, but others, many many others that i know personally smoke pot on a daily basis and work just fine and are successful in their lives. Five days later I got into an argument with my mother, which for us is no surprise.
Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD’s Communities. It makes sense if you understand how these drugs work on the brain – they have a very dangerous track-record and I’m surprised their use is encouraged so widely for so many problems – the brain isn’t simple like that where all problems can be rectified by a pill. There is also no debate but that some unknown percentage of smokers have both untreated and undiagnosed organic depression that can become pronounced and beg treatment once nicotine’s contribution to brain dopamine pathway stimulation ends. Thinking the love of his life had gone forever, he hung himself.
It is now 1 week after stopping the Chantix. A few days went by and my craving for cigarettes returned.