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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
What are methods of stopping smoking and it's craving without using nicotine based products and other replacements that still aren't so healthy?
Chantix and Zyban: If you’re ready to quit smoking, the good news is there are many stop-smoking non-nicotine options. An extended form of bupropion is marketed for smoking cessation under the trade name of Zyban. Chantix received FDA approval in 2006; Zyban was approved in 1997. Take this opportunity and ask your doctor how to quit smoking? ...Read more
Adderall: If you smoke cigarettes you will fiend for them while on adderall. 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. Adderall and alcohol can be potentially dangerous Adderall 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
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