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Common Side Effects Of Using Tobacco Cessation Medication

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Today we are going to talk about some of the common side effects you may experience when using nicotine patches gum lozenges varenicline and bupropion before you start using any of these tobacco cessation medications it is important to talk to your doctor about the best option for you and your health the most common side effects of nicotine patches are skin irritation

Vivid dreams and headaches very few people will have an allergic reaction to the adhesive on the patch it’s not the actual nicotine that causes this reaction but the glue that helps the patch stick to your body if you experience irritation it’s best to switch to a different type of cessation medication if you experience vivid dreams and find them to be uncomfortable

Take the patch off an hour before you go to sleep doing this will prevent you from having these dreams nicotine gum and lozenges may cause nausea hiccups heartburn and trouble sleeping to reduce nausea pickups or heartburn chew and park the nicotine gum and let the laws and slowly dissolve in your mouth please see our nicotine gum video about how to use the chew and

Park method nicotine is a stimulant and using it right before bed may make it hard to fall asleep if you’re having trouble falling asleep try to stop using the nicotine replacement therapy an hour before you go to bed sometimes people mistake irritability cravings headaches or trouble concentrating as side effects of nicotine replacement therapy instead of nicotine

Withdrawal if you experience nicotine withdrawal symptoms while using nicotine replacement therapy talk to your doctor about using a higher dose to cope with these symptoms varenicline also called chantix is a prescription medication that helps you quit using tobacco talk with your doctor about the possible side effects if you think about using this medication common

Side effects for varenicline include constipation gas vomiting nausea and vivid dreams or problems sleeping it’s important to remember to take varenicline on the full stomach to help reduce nausea although previous studies linked varenicline to changes in mood increased agitation or depression and suicidal thoughts current research shows that these symptoms may not

Be caused by veronica and after all they are also not more likely to occur in individuals experiencing mental health issues if you experience any of these side effects contact your doctor immediately to discuss any concerns you have our website also has up-to-date studies on varenicline and its side effects lastly let’s look at bupropion also known as wellbutrin

Or zyban bupropion like varenicline is a prescription medication used to help people quit using tobacco the most common side effects are dry mouth nausea and stomach pain however there are some more serious and less common side effects talk to your doctor to determine whether bupropion is right for you again be sure to talk to your doctor about the best option for

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