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Reply: False positive for cotinine
Hello to all on this chain! Success! In conjunction with my annual physical this year, my GP prescribed a...More
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Help with Chantix prescription
What am I doing wrong? I am on the 'online help coach' to quit smoking. Why is my pharmacy charging me for...More
Posted by boots33636
Reply: Hopeless
I'm in the same boat and i keep playing in my head this saying that a former smoker used before she died of...More
Posted by yoggi1961
Plain Packaging Laws Might Spur Smokers to Quit
"Legislation that strips cigarette packaging of all brand-specific design may boost the number of smokers...More
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Reply: psychological habit
I'm a weekend smoker more or less. The problem is i can smoke alot in a weekend.I'm desperate to quit once...More
Posted by yoggi1961
Kissing a smoker.
Hi. I would like to know, if kissing a smoker, would give and ex-smoker any troubles, like craving and so...More
Posted by jmarzjunior
FDA Warns of Seizure, Alcohol Risks With Chantix
"The FDA has changed the labeling on the quit-smoking drug Chantix to reflect concerns that it may lower...More
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Improvement in COPD after quitting smoking?
My mother has COPD, and after having an emergency trip to the ICU, she has finally quit smoking (for 6 weeks...More
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Reply: How long before Nicotine is out of system?
You can't test for nicotiene n Urine sounds like a drug test. I work in the lab and that happens if to much...More
Posted by beachbum73
COLD turkey
I have smoked off and on for 14 years. I quit cold turkey on Jan 30th and havent had a cigarette since. I...More
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OK to Chantix and Lexapro together ?
I would like to attempt to quit smoking using Chantix. I am currently on Lexapro for depression. i had...More
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I would like to attempt to quit smoking using Chantix. I am currently on Lexapro for depression. i had concerns about Lexapro and Chantix together, but is OK to Chantix and Lexapro together ?
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Reply: Quitting smoking
I get it! How are You doing! Day 13 on med & 48 hrs smoke free, but my Cravings are HORRIBLE!! God I...More
Posted by juliesprayer
Hi! I'm doing it Too! On day 13 of med & Almost 48 hrs w/no smoking! I have Horrible cravings! I...More
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Reply: 40 year habit stopped but ....
Hmm...(we really are all so different & the Same) lol! For me (40 hrs smoking as well) I Loved Loved...More
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Reply: Chantix
The more I read/hear it seems Everyone has different stories on this. I'm on day 13 w/No side effects...More
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Reply: Help me quit smoking
What was too soon? I'm on day 13 & quit 2 days ago & it Feelslike cold turkey to me Right Now......More
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Reply: Just set a quit date
Hi! I just posted I'm on day 13 of Chantix & have Almost 48 hrs w/o a cig. Honestly losing myfreakin...More
Posted by juliesprayer
Quitting on Chantix?!? God Help Me!
Day 13 on Chantix & 46 hrs since last cig! Cravings are constant & Trying So Hard. I've...More
Posted by juliesprayer
i want to quit
I smoke after every meal, should i quit eating?
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Dizziness when Using Patches
Hello, I am a new member and thought this is a great forum to relate with other smokers who are trying to quit....More
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Reply: Cravings
Great advice resecastillo_favio! It is so nice to hear that you have found support in the Community, and...More
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Reply: First step on a good plan to quit smoking?
My husband used this drug and he said it gave him "Vivid Dreams" scary.. so he opted out of using...More
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What is the best approach to "Step 1" of quiting? I am starting from ground zero.
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Reply: Cessation
I did not do any crying, I think I was sleepy alot..I took that opportunity to relax and it kept me from...More
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Reply: hardest thing I ever had to do
Don't give up! Quitting smoking is certainly a difficult thing to do, and just because you've had a relapse...More
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Reply: quit smoking
Hi lisamichelle32, How are you doing today? I hope that you are feeling better, and that the antibiotics...More
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Reply: Acne after Quitting???
I know I'm coming in very late but for anyone who is reading this I quit a month ago . I am vaping and I have...More
Posted by vickynana
High Levels of Formaldehyde in E-Cig Vapor
"E-cigarette vapor can contain cancer-causing formaldehyde at levels up to 15 times higher than regular...More
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Wellbutrin or Patches
I've been thinking about quitting and was looking for suggestions from someone who has sussesfully quit...More
Posted by cwumoney30
I cany sleep good anymore I wake up all hours of the night.
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Reply: 13 Best Quit-Smoking Tips Ever
I quit so many times and finally succeded.. Over 3 years now since i gave it up.. I used...More
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side effects of chantix
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