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“Champix”

Written on: 03/12/2014 by MacyCastro (1 review written)

Hi im 29 and have been smoking since I was 13 I ha e tried everything e cigd patches and gum.. patches seem to make my arms ache and gum tastes horrible. I also tried mouth spray but I keep getting hikup fits. Now I have Champix and I have been on them for 11 days and have not smoked since. I don't have any cravings at all which is absolutely great .Usually my brain starts going wild if I don't smoke one every two hours. I do get vivid nightmares and I feel slightly sick if I have food… Read Full Review

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“ABSOLUTELY SMOKE FREE NOW THANKS TO THIS”

Written on: 05/11/2014 by 156Trevino (1 review written)

I have been trying to stop smoking now for years and after a friend told me about Champix I thought I'd try it since patches, gum and other alternatives didn't work. The first week I was nauseous but still determined so asked the pharmacistif gravol would help the situation, she said it wouldn't hurt. I also found that eating first then taking the champix totally eliminated the nausea. I am now 2 months smoke free with absolutely no craving or desire to ever start again. There of course are… Read Full Review

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“I have been smoking 45 years try to quit 4times thanks...”

Written on: 30/10/2014

I have been smoking 45 years try to quit 4times thanks to champix two weeks and don't fell smoking I think quitting yo go through states you have realize smoking there is not one good thing it I read 5%is nicotine habit willpower its been almost 3months ty chamix for what I like of champix the 2n week for 20min that's it people got to realize alot of things are withdrawal not pill… Read Full Review

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“so far so good ”

Written on: 29/10/2014 by Carly.m (1 review written)

Ive only been on champix now for 9 days and it is working really good so far. This is my second day of taking 0.1 twice a day. The only negative side effects so far are bloating, stomache ache, decreased appetite and nausea after i have a smoke. Ive cut back immensely, just 3-4 a day now compared to about 15-16, and I cant even finish a whole smoke. My quit day is on the 1st of November and I am highly convinced I will be fine by that date, if not before! So excited to save money and not… Read Full Review

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“i did stop”

Written on: 16/10/2014 by Mooneynx10 (1 review written)

I stopped with champix and still have 6 months later but at a price I now take antidepressants. I developed what is called drug rebound after I had stopped taking the champix and ended up with the side effects,anxiety,depression,aggressive. I am much better now but will b weaned after Castro's my antidepressant tablets, however the most positive impact from this is that I have stopped smoking and I am running the Birmingham half marathon… Read Full Review

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“worked a treat”

Written on: 05/10/2014 by Burtonbj165 (1 review written)

i woke up on day 12 of taking these and didnt want a smoke after 38 years of smoking wow , tried every thing and nothing worked untill i tried these , not suitable for everyone and was advised of side effects and told if i suffered any to stop but all i got was a few vivid dreams , now been 18 months and not touch any… Read Full Review

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“Absolutely not”

Written on: 02/10/2014 by vxPorter352 (1 review written)

My husband started taking Champix in October 2013. End of November he had his first seizure. He was hurt and had to be admitted to hospital. Three weeks ago he had a seizure while driving and ended up in ICU. He is 39 years old and never had a seizure in his life. The only "new" thing in his life was this drug. I will never touch Champix and will tell anyone who wants to take it to never, ever take even one pill. My husband is on epilepsy medicine for the rest of his life and he is not… Read Full Review

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“6weeksnow”

Written on: 29/08/2014 by JusticeFarley447 (1 review written)

I am on champix for6weeks now very nausous but did keep the craving at bay last week the smoking clinic said about cutting the dosage I now take 3ot the white tablets that you take at the beginning have been on them for 5days now and feel that I could start smoking realy don't want to after 4weeks the stronger dose might be worth suffering the sickness ,stomached pain ,sore heads don't no what to do can't go to the clinic today to see… Read Full Review

Helen222's Comment

Written on: 02/10/2014

My husband started taking Champix in October 2013. End of November he had his first seizure. He was hurt and had to be admitted to hospital. Three weeks ago he had a seizure while driving and ended up in ICU. He is 39 years old and never had a seizure in his life. I will never touch Champix and will tell anyone who wants to take it to never, ever take even one pill. My husband is on epilepsy medicine for the rest of his life and he is not permitted to drive now. STAY AWAY FROM CHAMPIX PEOPLE

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“these should be banned”

Written on: 07/08/2014 by McCain489 (1 review written)

took these on advise of local clinic nurse .Tried them for 2 weeks and felt really ill during that time . A friend had the same experience would not receommend to anyone… Read Full Review

Violetb's Comment

Written on: 14/08/2014

Apparently cancer and chemo can make you feel like that too.
I am currently on them and have had some nausea and headaches although now wearing off after 3rd week but cannot rate it highly enough, I haven't smoked for two weeks which in itself is a miracle as I was truly addicted but also, I DONT want to smoke anymore and have had no cravings or anxiety, Just very quietly stopped!!!
I figured the sickness and headache (which went with paracetamol) was worth enduring to quit because as the smoking related diseases are going to be much worse than that.

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Helen222's Comment

Written on: 02/10/2014

I am very sorry but you have no idea what you are talking about. You have no clue as to what the side effects is going to be for you personally. It is different with everyone and doesn't come until you have stopped the meds. Trust me - these should be banned.

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“Works for me”

Written on: 21/07/2014 by Rob-117 (1 review written)

I'm 28, been smoking for 11 years. I tried everything to quit, patches, gum, electronic smokes, Allen Carr's book and Max Kirsten's hypotherapy. None of it helped me at all. I was skeptical but tried champix when I spoke to a friend of a friend who swore by it. The first week made me feel no different apart from having some surreal dreams. By the second week I was starting to feel ill whenever I smoked and went from 20 a day to 10 a day. Around day 10 I was only smoking 4 or 5 a day which… Read Full Review

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“Day 12-- Stopped Smoking Day 8-- But Having Side-Effects”

Written on: 19/07/2014 by RaidenCurran (1 review written)

I have smoked for 44 years, and never tried to stop. I can afford to smoke, but the drawbacks to smoking are immense. Apart from the obvious health damage, smoking is so inconvenient. You have to spend half of your time searching out places where you are allowed to smoke, and these are often tatty shelters strewn with dog-ends. The turning point for me was a recent holiday, a short cruise, only 6 nights. My main concern was not the places we were to visit, or life on board, but where could I… Read Full Review

Julieblissitt's Comment

Written on: 21/07/2014

I started smoking after 10 wks on champix... Went in holiday!! Poor excuse as managed to get over dad's death, GCSES and probs at work. Really upset with myself :( can't wait to get back on it... Even with sickness issues!!!! 10/10 for champix

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“thanks to Champix”

Written on: 07/07/2014 by LovesRaptors (1 review written)

I had been smoking since I was 15yrs now 65yrs tried to stop on three other occasions with no luck, tried using e/ciggies, nicotine patches, and nicotine spray, was speaking to a friend who I new was a heavy smoker he had stopped smoking using the Champix and attending a smoking cessation class once a week at his local community center, I did the same and will be stopped a year come the 19th of September 2014 .... it does not have side effects for every one, the other methods I had tried did… Read Full Review

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“Best thing ever”

Written on: 04/07/2014 by Haymd303 (1 review written)

I stopped smoking on day 3. I have smoked for 45 years. Champics has reduced my desire to smoke best thing ever… Read Full Review

Julieblissitt's Comment

Written on: 21/07/2014

Well done... Very well done x

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“Still smoking”

Written on: 02/07/2014 by 134Thomson (1 review written)

I am on to day 8 with Champix and the only feeling I have is a bloated stomache. I am still smoking - my quite day is in 6 days and hoping the tablets will kick in ??… Read Full Review

Julieblissitt's Comment

Written on: 21/07/2014

Day 15 for me x

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Helen222's Comment

Written on: 02/10/2014

My husband is on epilepsy medicine for the rest of his life and he is not permitted to drive now. In my view it is better for him to smoke than take a drug that is going to kill him anyway. I would read up on the other's experience and take it to heart.

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“Almost there!”

Written on: 24/06/2014 by CarolJayne (1 review written)

I am on Day 15 of taking Champix. I have smoked for 42yrs with the exception of 8 mos approx 10 years ago when I quit cold turkey. I am at the point now where I am smoking only out of habit as I really don't need a cigarette and can't have more than 3 puffs at a time without feeling nauseous. So it's only a matter of getting my head on board with my body now and I will be done smoking forever! I found the first week on the champix the worst for me as I went through all my physical withdrawal… Read Full Review

Lieneke's Response to CarolJayne's Review

Written on: 04/10/2014

I totally agree I quit smoking 23 years ago cold turkey hardest thing I ever did but the withdrawal symptoms were the same constipation weight gain weird dreams irritable depression. Started smoking small cigars 2 years ago dumbest thing I ever did. Now I am trying champix and the withdrawal symptoms are the same the only thing different is that I can say no to a cigar and not think about it al day it has only been a week but this is so much easier. I hope I am never stupid enough to do this again.

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“The worse drug ever”

Written on: 18/06/2014 by Warnolye (1 review written)

I understand that people want to quit smoking and need some extra help. My husband was one of them and decided to use champix. The side effects were horrible and it almost killed him. His mood deteriorated and depression became the norm. Towards the end I had to stay home cause I was afraid he'd commit suicide. He never once thought it may have been the medication, but I begged for him to call the pharmacist. Once he did they informed him it was the medication and that his DR should never… Read Full Review

Helen222's Response to Warnolye's Review

Written on: 02/10/2014

And the doctors prescribe them like advil

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“Set yourself free”

Written on: 16/06/2014 by ryCullen413 (1 review written)

Week 10 now. Not smoked since day 8. Smoker for 40 yrs, 10 years ago stopped for 2 yrs, was desperate to stop again. Can't believe how easy it has been since end of week 2. Only side effects were headaches and stomach ache if took the champix without food. Took the nurse's advice to take evening dose with my tea as I usually eat early (5pm) and have not experienced any nightmares. My sleep has actually improved and sleepless nights are now very rare. I read lots of forums in the first weeks to… Read Full Review

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“yes champix works”

Written on: 12/06/2014 by 36Meier (1 review written)

Little or no will power then you need Champix. Has anyone else lost interest in other things as well? I use to love coffee now it's meh so is steak. I am on week 11. I hope once I am finished the 12 week course my food and drink will taste a bit better. Only thing I struggle with still is filling in all that extra time I have now because then I was so busy smoking :)… Read Full Review

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“Helped me stop smoking”

Written on: 10/06/2014 by McClurekl252 (1 review written)

I would recommend this to anyone wanting to quit smoking. Had a few side effects ie. dizziness, headaches, nauseous but they don't last for long. Only slight problem is I've started to get the giggles & the only think I can think of is it is the Champix. Thank you Champix. I smoked at least 20 cigs for 25 years and I stopped smoking 2 weeks ago and I will never go back to that disgusting habit… Read Full Review

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“Happy to be a non smoke”

Written on: 09/06/2014 by EsmereldaLoots (1 review written)

I started using champix 11days ago. I didn’t read the side effects because I heard real bad things about it from people who didn’t even use it. I made the mistake of smoking and taking a tablet or taking a tablet and then smoking. that caused severe nausea. After two days i realised it and took the tablets an hour before or after smoking. My husband read something about being able to quit between day 8 and fourteen and i though it was ridiculous. But from day 5 I started smoking less… Read Full Review

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