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Many ways: Nicotine replacement therapy is generally the best first approach in people who are trying "will power" and finding things to divert your attention from it. Patches, gum and lozenges all work. Two medications - bupropion (zyban, wellbutrin) and varenicline (chantix) also reduce cravings. Some people have success with hypnosis and acupuncture, as well as herbal medicines like lobeline. Good luck! ...Read more
It can go on for: some time, at least several weeks if not a month or more. If the cravings are severe, getting in the way of your life, or making it likely you will relapse to tobacco, I would strongly consider nicotine replacement therapy, either with patches in tapering doses (21 mg to 14 mg to 7 mg every 1-2 weeks), or just use gum/lozenges when they are bad. Congrats on quitting, and try to stay quit. ...Read more
Sometimes when i lay in bed and are either using or craving nicotine my head spins like crazy and it actually feels good but only sometimes at nite y?
Varies: Typically, two weeks before your nicotine addiction is assuaged. However, psychological addiction can take longer to conquer. People have "drug dreams" with nicotine for years after cessation. Don't give in to cravings when they happen. Be resolved to stop smoking. See: ask for support http://health.Nih.Gov/topic/smokingcessation/from the nih website on smoke cessation. ...Read more
Can i take chantix and use the patch? I'm on chantix but i'm still craving the nicotine. What can I do?
Keep it simple: If the Chantix is not working after a couple of weeks, you might consider stopping this medication in consultation with your physician. Then use the patch and reduce the dose very gradually. Mutual support helps; you might want to attend meetings of nicotine anonymous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): If you smoke cigarettes you will fiend for them while on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). For instance, a social smoker to go out for a smoke and end up chain-smoking three or four cigarettes just because of how enjoyable they are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and alcohol can be potentially dangerous Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will dampen your body's natural response to being tired, too intoxicated, read more: http://www.Drugs-forum.Com/foru. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering about tips to cut cravings for nicotine w/o NRT because my parents are making me quit cold turkey me biting under 18?
Acupuncture Hypnosis: Acupuncture and hypnosis are very helpful for cutting the nicotine cravings. Exercise is also very useful. Here's a link from the Cleveland Clinic with some more info: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/2014/10/want-to-quit-smoking-acupuncture-can-help-you-with-cravings/ ...Read more
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