What is Stop smoking?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Smoking Cessation Therapy is the act of quitting smoking, often tobacco but may also help with marijuana.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 44 16
Support immune health 8 2
Multiple sclerosis 3 2
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Breathing difficulty 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
2
Moderate
5
Mild
7
None
11

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Stop smoking

Side effect Patients
Craving nicotine 4
Irritability 3
Nervousness 3
Anxiety and frustration 2
Anxious mood 2
Weight gain 2

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Dosages

Based on patients currently using Stop smoking

Dosage Patients
daily 11
all the time (24/7) 1
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Stop smoking

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 7
Did not seem to work 3
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 11 patients who've stopped using Stop smoking

Duration

Currently using Stop smoking

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 9

Stopped using Stop smoking

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 16
Usually 4
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 7
Somewhat hard to take 5
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 3
$25-49 0
< $25 10
Not specified 12
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6 patient evaluations for Stop smoking

Jun 24, 2013 (Started Dec 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, anxiety and frustration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: If you have CFS and or Fibro, I would especially encourage you to stop smoking. It has helped my symptoms a lot.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 14, 2010 (Started Nov 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: any unexpected benefits
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 14, 2009 (Started Nov 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 16, 2010 (Started Nov 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for for my health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: breathing better taste is coming back
Side effects: craving nicotine

Jul 30, 2010 (Started Nov 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for for my health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (craving nicotine)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I quit cold turkey, I tried other ways and failed. Asked God for help this time, and I stopped without drugs or patch etc..
Side effects: craving nicotine

  • 0 helpful marks
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