My husband suffers from depression and self medicates with alcohol. I've used chantix to quit smoking with SUCCESS!!! And was wondering if it would help my husband kick his drinking problem.
Hello JBKACMS. I am glad for you that you've kicked "the habit". Good for you. I seriously doubt that Chantix will be off any help in the area of a persons alcohol addiction. Chantix was created to aid people to stop smoking. There are drugs to help a person with there alcohol addiction. Antabuse being one. Regards pledge
Hi, JBK! Congrats on quitting smoking! Your husband might want to talk to his doctor about drugs that might help him kick alcohol. Antibuse causes nausea and vomitting if taken with alcohol. Campral can help a lot with resisting the urge to drink, but it's usually prescribed along with a support system, i.e. AA, counseling, etc. He might also consider medications specifically for treating depression. Best wishes, WildCat https://www.drugs.com/campral.html
sorry but chantix will not help with alcohol addiction! but it's too bad that it doesn't !! I also quit smoking with chantix. It would be so wonderful if it could help with drug and alcohol addiction, that would help soooo many ppl! BTW... congrats of quitting smoking, I know how hard it was to do!
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