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Weaning off Chantix    Health Support and Encouragement

Started 7/29/20 by Eve1973; 5614 views.
In reply toRe: msg 18
Eve1973

From: Eve1973

12/2/20

So.....just updating. On 11/30 started to take 1/2 pill in day and night. So will do this for the next 30 days. So far so good on no real thoughts, dreams YES, waking craves/thoughts not really. It’s still a passing thought.

Thought about after this 30 days to just stop, but honestly I’m still on the fence and don’t want to have awful craves or something more. So I think will just continue my path. And keep updating this post. Someone down the line, may read this and have their own system also.

Cazza2468

From: Cazza2468

12/3/20

Hi Eve. When did you quit and how long have you been weaning off the chantix?

caz

Eve1973

From: Eve1973

12/3/20

Since July 30th....um just to let you know, you commented back in July on this post. 

Cazza2468

From: Cazza2468

12/7/20

Oh ok

i was just wondering about the length of time weaning. Maybe I already asked. I’m ver forgetful these days. I weaned off over maybe a month and when I finally stopped I didn’t notice anything at all

good luck

caz

Cocoa60

From: Cocoa60

12/16/20

Great going Eve.  I used this forum and Chantix to stop back in 2007.

Have a great day.

Ernie

In reply toRe: msg 23
Eve1973

From: Eve1973

Jan-2

So another month has passed, still having craves/thoughts, the cravings are easily dismissed, but the thoughts are maddening. Seriously why after all this time should I still THINK about it. But I know I’m NOT crazy because others further along and a lil behind me are still “thinking “ about it!

Just shows how much this addiction had over me! I would not let a human treat me this bad, had no idea I actually was doing this to myself! Anyway moving on to weaning off......I have started the new regime!

Now 1/2 pill every morning

1/2 pill at night every other day

So will do this for another 30days and hope I can get thru this!

I know I am weaning off sloooooowly but this is what’s best for me!

gkim

From: gkim

Jan-2

It’s ok to do it slowly. The important thing is you’re not smoking and you are weaning. Nice

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Jan-3

Wow Eve. There is an angle that I’m sure many of us haven’t taken with this the power of addiction; “ I wouldn’t let a human treat me this bad”. 
Hmmmm. Definitely not. What a good way to look at it and fuel our fight! Thanks!

In reply toRe: msg 27
Cocoa60

From: Cocoa60

Jan-18

Great going Eve.  Think I took 6 to 9 months to wean off Chantix.  Hardly notice since

I smoked 38 years across 40 years.  So very glad it's way back in the past. 

Have a great day.

Ernie

In reply toRe: msg 26
Eve1973

From: Eve1973

Mar-2

Ok it’s been a rollercoaster of craves. But I kept the dosage longer because of that.....I did finally cut that down by doing the at night pill every 2 days.....did that for 2weeks.

So now I my only dosage is 1/2 a pill in morning......going to try that probably til end of month or if I feel can do sooner I will start skipping days earlier. For me its what I feel my body is telling me. I’m excited to be free of the meds, but I really am apprehensive about just cold turkeying it! Yes I made that word up.....lol

So you are caught up......will post more when changes, but so far yes thoughts, and all that goes with it, but easy to dismiss. 
 

Hugs to all in the journey to freedom!

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