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Doctor insights on: Cinnamons Effect On Nicotine Withdrawal

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How long do nicotine withdrawal symptoms last?

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

Nicotine Withdrawal/Cessation Of Smoking (Definition)

The set of distressing physical symptoms that occur when you stop using an addictive substance like cigarettes (which contain nicotine). ...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

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Is using chantix difficult or is it just the nicotine withdrawal?

Probably both: Nicotine withdrawal symptoms can be diminished by using nicotine replacement drugs (gum, patch, inhaler, nasal spray) and/or bupropion and varenicline ("chantix"). Varenicline ("chantix") is an effective helper, reducing both cravings and the reward of using nicotine. It can cause strange dreams, but nicotine withdrawal can also cause irritability, poor sleep, and increased appetite. ...Read more

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How long should I expect to be feeling nicotine withdrawal symptoms if I quit three weeks ago?

How long should I expect to be feeling nicotine withdrawal symptoms if I quit three weeks ago?

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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Doctors, what are the effects of nicotine withdrawal and how long does it take for the effects to happen?

Many effects and: a short time after last use. Nicotine is a short-acting drug, which is why people who smoke average 1-3 cigarettes per hour while awake (as opposed to heroin 3-4X/day). Withdrawal consists of anxiety, craving for tobacco, muscle tenseness, insomnia and irritability. It occurs within 4-7 hours after last dose, which is why very dependent smokers need a cigarette as soon as they wake up. ...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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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

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Heat pleasure to alleviate nicotine withdrawal?

Heat pleasure to alleviate nicotine withdrawal?

Nicotine: It has mood altering effects, being both a stimulant & a relaxant. Best info. Regarding details of effects can be obtained if you go online & google the word "nicotine". ...Read more

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When do emotional nicotine withdrawal symptoms start after you first quit?

When do emotional nicotine withdrawal symptoms start after you first quit?

Within 24 hours: and may even be sooner if you are very anxious about quitting, which most people are. These symptoms can be significantly reduced through many means - a smoking cessation program with good support, relaxation techniques, hypnosis and acupuncture, or nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum etc), bupropion (Zyban) or varenicline (Chantix). ...Read more

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How long will fatigue from nicotine withdrawal last?

3-7 days: If you are too uncomfortable to wait a couple of days for the symptoms to subside, you may use otc nicotine patches or gum to withdraw gradually. Be aware that a desire to smoke will occur from time to time long after nicotine withdrawal because smoking has been a habit. ...Read more

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Is it true that nicotine withdrawal symptoms are different or more pronounced in someone who has emphysema?

Is it true that nicotine withdrawal symptoms are different or more pronounced in someone who has emphysema?

No: The presence of emphysema does not affect tobacco withdrawal. The physical withdrawal is quite rapid over a few days but the mental addiction requires time , counseling and possible medication. ...Read more

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Extreme nicotine withdrawal symptoms vomiting and diahorrea. What can I take for this?

Extreme nicotine withdrawal symptoms vomiting and diahorrea. What can I take for this?

Thanks for asking!: Substances that affect the brain (nicotine surely does!) should be gradually withdrawn and tapered. To alleviate symptoms, if other causes have been ruled out, is to re-introduce some nicotine, either, patch, gum or spray and have a structured plan for very gradually and slowly reducing the dosage. ...Read more

Nicotine (Definition)

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