Anyone used Nicotrol inhaler to quit smoking? : LUSENET : TB2K spinoff uncensored : One Thread

Today is my 1st day of not smoking,if you have had experience with this device do you have any insight or suggestions? Thanks.

-- capnfun (, July 13, 2000


My father in law, who started smoking at age 4 (really) and is early sixties now, has quit. I never, never, never thought he would quit. He's using a patch. It has been over a month! It is truly a miracle and the patch is the key.

Best to you...

-- keep the faith... (, July 13, 2000.

I tried the patch a couple years ago and could practically eat'em for breakfast,though they did make you dream some mega wild dreams.


-- capnfun (, July 13, 2000.


Good luck and let us know if it works. You'd think they could just "come up" something that would make this whole quitting smoking process easier.

Before we start mapping DNA, let's get all these scientists together and they can come up with a painless way to quit smoking that would work...


-- Not now, not like this (, July 13, 2000.

capn, I'm a firm believer that if you really want to quit, it doesn't matter what method you's going to happen. Hang in there.

"Agent Smith", I'm with you. There has got to be a way to enable this to happen faster, better and easier than currently.

(Of course, and here's my cynicism at work, The Tobacco Companies just might have something to say about it. Yeah, ya think???)

-- Patricia (, July 13, 2000.


A friend of mine quit by using the patch, the inhalor and a prescription for zyban. He felt that the inhalor was very beneficial to his success as he had tried several times to quit cold turkey , patch alone, etc. His opinion was that you needed to use the patch AND the inhalor along with the prescription in order to be successful.

My wife tried the patch and the inhalor and she failed to quit. It is my opinion that she was not ready to quit. Having the right frame of mind and actual DESIRE to quit is very essential to success.

Keep in mind that this is submitted by someone who is happily puffing away.

-- Monkey Spanker (, July 13, 2000.

Capn, I wish you luck. I smoked for thirty years before finally quitting with the help of hypnosis. The hypnotist taught me relaxation and visualization techniques, among other tools to use to interrupt the addiction cycle.

I recommend it highly.

Never stop quitting.

-- KoFE (your@town.USA), July 13, 2000.


Have sold a few to the hopeful with zero results. Unless you can put up with the taste of saliva that's been in and then out of a cigarette filter (been there) you'll probably quit the inhaler w/o result.

Best bet: Get a doctor that tells you there are spots on your lungs (true or not doesn't matter). Works most every time.

-- Carlos (, July 13, 2000.

capn, I quit for two weeks with patches some years ago, but started back when I forgot to put one on one morning. Have some of the inhalers, but yet to try them.

I am trying to cut back, now just smoking after sex. Down to half a pack a day! I'm doing fine now, but wife is a little under the weather...

-- FactFinder (, July 13, 2000.

FF...You get sex six times a day? Does your wife know about this?

Capn, good luck to you. I know you can do it. =0)

-- cin (cin@cin.cin), July 13, 2000.


.....I had serious trouble with those patches; if you roll them too tightly, they don't stay lit worth a damn.

-- Patrick (, July 13, 2000.

LOLOL Patrick!

-- cin (cin@cin.cin), July 13, 2000.

Thanks yaw'll for the words of encouragement and especially for the laughter,it was sorely needed.What a day : |

-- capnfun (, July 13, 2000.

Cap, I must agree with others that have said you must be ready to quit. Im in my seventh month of a smoke free existence after 4+ decades of cigs. No gimmicks or patches just got disgusted one day last December and stopped. Lets see, I think it was on the 16th around 17:38:27. Dont even mention your quest out loud until you have put a couple of weeks behind you and convince yourself how disappointed you will be to fail. Also, think about the additional cash flow that will come into your life. Good luck

-- Ra (tion@l.1), July 13, 2000.


"Keep in mind that this is submitted by someone who is happily puffing away."


I think the captain was talking about cigarettes, not penises.

-- (you'll@never.quit), July 14, 2000.

cap, every time you feel the urge to smoke, lick a bar of soap. Put that little bit of advice to a catchy tune and run it through your head constantly. I recommend Dove, Lever, or any other non-poisonous soap product.

-- marb man (motorol@x.x), July 14, 2000.


I tried the patch (gave me a rash), nicotine gum (blew lousy bubbles), filters (very briefly, too sissyfied), OPC's (got shunned by OP after a while) and just cutting back (I cheated).

Finally, I tried quitting cold turkey, had a symbolic last cigarette, and it's been almost 2 years.

Whatever works for you, hang in there, and all the best of luck...

-- Morgan (, July 14, 2000.


Day two. How's it going for ya? Ya hanging in there buddy? Remembering your goal should provide you with the extra motivation! Be well, and best of luck!

-- Aunt Bee (, July 14, 2000.

Aunt Bee,

Day two was a bitch but from what I hear couldv'e been much worse.Keep'n my eyes on the goal.Thanks for inquiring.

And again,thanks to all for your hints and suggestions.

-- capnfun (, July 15, 2000.


I'm on my third week (using the gum and down to three pieces a day). The first week is the worst. Hang in there guy. If you slip, don't quit quitting.

-- Bob Brock (, July 16, 2000.

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