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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Nicotine Withdrawal

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Can nicotine withdrawal cause dizziness?

Can nicotine withdrawal cause dizziness?

Definitely: Nicotine is a potent drug. Chronic abuse of cigarettes cause addition to nicotine. Stopping smoking will produce withdrawal effects. Anxiety, dizziness, and agitation can be signs of withdrawal. ...Read more

Nicotine (Definition)

Nicotine is a stimulant drug found in cigarettes and is the ...Read more


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How can I cope with nicotine withdrawal?

Replacement: There are a number o nicotine replacement products on the market. Talk to your doctor and figur out what is best for you. ...Read more

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How long would nicotine withdrawal last?

Depends: I have seen patients who can just quit cold turkey, others may take days. ...Read more

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How long can the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal last?

Usually about 3 wks: Nicotine withdrawal symptoms can be diminished by using nicotine replacement drugs (gum, patch, inhaler, nasal spray) and/or other pills (bupropion, varenicline). Talk to your doctor, get a date on the calendar, alert your friends & family that you need their support, and do yourself the biggest favor of your life and quit (if you have not already). Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you feel nicotine withdrawal even if you aren't completely cutting it out?

Maybe: If you use a lot of nicotine daily and cut down rapidly, you may experience some withdrawal. Because smoking is a habit, even without nicotine withdrawal, you are likely to experience a desire to smoke from time to time when you cut down. ...Read more

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How long do nicotine withdrawal symptoms last?

Days to weeks: Several days to several weeks depending on how much and how long the use has been and how sudden the cessation of use. ...Read more

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Nicotine withdrawal is killing me, what to do?

Nicotine withdrawal is killing me, what to do?

There are choices: Non-pharmaceutical approaches that work in some people are acupuncture and hypnosis, and a smoking cessation program provides advice and human support. Medication, including nicotine replacements (patches, gum, lozenges), and two prescription drugs - Chantix (varenicline) and Zyban (bupropion) reduce withdrawal symptoms. Chantix has the best results in promoting long-term smoking cessation. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the effects of nicotine withdrawal?

They vary a lot: But most people get some version of "nicotine fits" - anxiety, agitation, short-temper, difficulty concentrating and strong cravings for a cigarette. Sleep may be adversely impacted, and there may be decreased mood to the point of clinical depression. Nicotine replacement therapy or Chantix (varenicline) can signicantly decrease these symptoms, as can bupropion (zyban, wellbutrin). Support help! ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate nicotine withdrawal symptoms?

Many things: A formal support program helps reduce anxiety and alleviates withdrawal just by taking your mind off it, and focusing on other things. Exercise and other healthful activities can do the same. If moderate to severe, nicotine replacement (patches, gum, lozenges etc.) help, as do the prescription medications bupropion (Zyban) and varenicline (Chantix). Acupuncture&hypnosis help some people. ...Read more