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Chantix

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

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Chantix and the patch used in combination I cannot seem to quit with just one non-smoking aid at a time. I was successful once before when I took a high daily dosage of Wellbutrin and wore the patch at the same time. Can I wear the patch and take Chantix at the same time? -DW […]

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History of Zyban

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Zyban was originally marketed as a antidepressant under the brand name Wellbutrin. The generic name of this drug is bupropion. Soon after patients on this drug began reporting that they stopped smoking. And studies showed that Zyban reduced the severity of nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms and thus improved the chances of quitting smoking up […]

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Zyban and Smoking: How deadly?

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

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Zyban was the first non-nicotine drug to be used to help people stop smoking. This drug contains chemical derivatives of a stimulant drug known as amphetamine and is also used as a drug to treat depression. It is said that cigarette smoking causes one out of six deaths by making smokers susceptible to many illnesses. […]

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Anonymous has left a new comment on your post “”CAN I COMBINE CHANTIX AND THE PATCH?” – A READER …”: My question is can you combine Chantix with Wellbutrin, since both react differently in the body, to help in smoking cessation?

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This is my third week on chantix. The only effect I have had is disturbed sleep, if I take the evening pill after 6pm, a little bit of nausea in the morning, and that is it. It seems to take my mind off of smoking, I am down to 1-2 a day, from a pack […]

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