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biploar/gad/depression on lithium 300mg bid/paxil 20mg qday/klonopin prn. phendimetrazine (75mg & 105mg for weight loss) would chantix be ok?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Risky: There have been problems with Chantix along the lines of mood disorders and suicidality. It sounds like you're already dealing with complex mood and anxiety issues, so i would not risk tilting your balance further with chantix. There are other ways to help you stop smoking -- please discuss with your physician.
Answered on Feb 26, 2016
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