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resently found out my 41 year old sister as empysema, really need to stop smoking myself. this is my 5th day on champix and i not stopped crying on it. i feeling very very unhappy on this drug but also dont wanna let it beat me. its actually working as i really cut down but i hate feeling so sad.

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replied May 2nd, 2008
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A sad feeling (depression) can be a side effect from Champix (varenicline) but it may be also due to nicotine withdrawal. If your depressive mood becomes unbearable and you start getting some suicidal thoughts, you should consult your primary health provider and even a psychiatrist, if necessary.

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