1 patient evaluation for Varenicline taken for the purpose of 'Tobacco Addiction' with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
FM:20y Dx
CFS:13y Dx
I am: vb
I have:

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Aug 15, 2011 (Started Jul 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Tobacco Addiction)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Depression with suicidal thoughts)
  • Adherence
  • 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).

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