7 patient evaluations for Varenicline with a adherence rating of Always

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Aug 25, 2012 (Started May 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nicotine cravings)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tobacco use disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg-1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2011 (Started Jul 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tobacco use disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (depression with suicidal thoughts)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This was the second time I used this med. Several years before, I took it and was able to quit smoking for about 6 months. This tie I reported a side effect of depression with suicidal tendencies as I ended up in a psych unit and my psychiatrist blames the episode on the Chantix, however, I believe that other factors had more to do with it than the Chantix. I do intend to try it again sometime in the future (4 to 12 months from now).

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started May 09, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: helped to slow down smoking
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 14, 2010 (Started Jul 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for smoking)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for passive smoking)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg-1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 30, 2010 (Started Apr 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for smoking)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg-1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The treatment worked....but I have no self control !
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 30, 2010 (Started Dec 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for smoking)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg-1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I just took 1 mg a day in morn, no dose at nite. noside effects. treatment kept me from smoking for like 7 cold mos in mpls.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2008 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tobacco use disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Chantix made quitting smoking easy for a 20-year smoker. I highly recommend it.

  • 0 helpful marks
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