Day 11 non smoking day 16 champix

Hi all I came across this site while i was researching Champix (I know I know i should have researched it BEFORE i started the course) I know its early days for me but i have been surprised by the comments of others on the sometimes very severe effects of champix. All i can say to people reading these posts is that the side effects appear to be very individual and dont be put off by other peoples experiences. Personally, other than some mild nausea for about an hour after taking the pills i have had no side effects at all (A little bit jealous of the wild dreams people are apparantly having lol). Maybe i still have it all to come.!!! This my point really is give it a go. I am nowhere near through the woods yet, but you dont get to 2 weeks without doing 11 days, you dont get to a month without doing 2 weeks etc etc etc..........I may need you all here at some point i hope i can rely on you...cheers in advance.

P.S. im 47 and been smoking about 15 a day for about 30 years....but no more !!!

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  • Hi Jack

    Well done on you 2 weeks, Champix wonderous stuff eh!

    I like your thoughts and as I have done a month now 2 months seems easy

    (sounds like we are doing time, which I suppose we are)

    Keep it up and stay with us as this site is as strong as Champix in your quit

  • Hi Murph

    Nice to know people are out there


  • Welcome Jack and well done on your quit. 11 no smoking days in fab, so nearly at the 2 week mark.

    I can't comment on the Champix, didn't do it, but it sounds like it is working like a charm for you. Don't give up on the dreams thing, I did CT and still had plenty of dreams, so your time may yet come:eek:

    sounds like you have your head in the right place for this quit, i would suggest you read the links in some of the sigs to help keep it that way.

    We are all here and ready to listen if you need to rant or rave, and please keep us informed as to how you are getting on.

  • Hi Jack :)

    Well done 5 days smoke free is great keep it going

    I also used champix and like you only had a little nausea with the morning tablet as you say most of us are fine with it but there can be a few that have the severe side effects and indded one or two on here have

    Below is my standard welcome and advice post which I try and give all new members

    Welcome to the forum and well done on the decision to quit possibly one of the most important you will ever make and you will be losing nothing but you will regain control of your life and that has to be good

    You will find all the help and support you need on here as we all help each other just like a family we are here for you every step of the way cheering the good days and sympathiseing with the bad but the good far outweigh the bad

    Read the posts on here you will find a lot of tips and advice and in the signatures of a lot you will find links to other sites just click on them Here are 2 I find very good to start you off and Read, read and then read some more as the more you read and learn about why you smoked and about your addiction the easier your quit will be

    This link is good for the psychological part of quitting

    Post often to let us know how you're doing, to rant, rave have a moan whatever you like pretty much anything goes on here OK



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