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  • 21 hours ago

    Allen Carr or Chantix

    I used Chantix and read Allen carr book. I was not actually regular on Chantix and many times miss. I stopped o Feb 6th and now reached 45 days. I had 5 cigarette during this first few days as I was not strictly pushing me to stop until I reach March 1st. Then onward, it is real and so far I dont see reason to go back. There is urge always but easier to control. A small relapse is not a reason to start again. Use it as a way to understand your weakness and vulnerability to reaffirm the decision.....
  • 2 days ago

    Quit date set for quitting cigarettes

    I have been diagnosed with beginning stages of copd. Plan to quit smoking April 20th when I'm in vacation from work . I'm working on cutting back now up to my quit date, I like bodybuilding and smoking is holding me back Wish me luck!
  • 2 days ago

    I'm trying..

    I'm on week 2 with Chantix and I do not feel any different from before. Maybe it's still early... I'm trying.
  • 3 days ago

    Need support for quitting smoking.

    I have smoked for 20 plus years. I am 45 years old and have been diagnosed with COPD. I continued to smoke after the diagnosis. I know stupid. I have been short of breath and wheezing a lot in the last 6 months but still did not quit. It wasn't until this past Saturday that I got a big wake up call. I had to go to hospital by ambulance as my pulse ox was 66%! I had a blood test that basically showed my body not being able to expel the carbon dioxide from my lungs. Had to be put on a BIPAP machine....
  • 3 days ago

    Smoking

    I have been using patches for a while and they are really helping me a lot !
  • 3 days ago

    Patches to stop

    Do anyone know or have tried the patches to quit smoking
  • 10 days ago

    Hoarseness and dry cough days after quitting

    I quit smoking 11 days ago. I am using the lozenges and besides being irritable occasionally, I do not have withdrawal symptoms. I have no doubt that I will quit successfully. I smoked for 12 years, quit for 8 years, life happened and I started smoking after hanging with other smokers during a time of stress. This time, I have been smoking for 8 years and I am done. However, just a couple of days after quitting, I felt like I had a cold...you know the kind that settles in your chest. I guess I started....
  • 14 days ago

    Chantix vs Wellbutrin

    Does Chantix have a better success rate of quiters than Wellbutrin? I see a lot of post for Chantix but none for Wellbutrin.
  • 23 days ago

    Results from urine test...need help

    I stopped smoking 27 days ago ...I took a urine test for nicotine as I am going in for gastric bypass here are my numbers from that test this was taken on the 4th almost 2 weeks ago ..the surgeon said I failed 3 oh Corinne urine 144 ng/mL Corinne urine 18 ng/mL Nicotine urine 29 ng/mL Norcotinine
  • 27 days ago

    Whatever it takes ...

    I'm so happy for you! I smoked for 45 years! (Wow, can't believe it was that long lol). I had tried Chantix but it wasn't right for me. I used the patch for about a month then stopped that. It's been over 5 months and I'm feeling so much better! Keep it up and good luck!