Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
136 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Are headaches normal after quitting smoking and what medicines should be taken ?

Well i have not smoked in 7 days and now i have very bad headaches and my stomach is upset. My friends say its something called nicotine withdrawal thing... Is this thing normal ? and should i take some medicines ?
Tue, 17 Jan 2012
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Drug/Medication ,  
Treatment/Therapy
Medical Topics
General Surgeon 's  Response
Hello
Thanks for your query.     
No doubt it due to withdrawal symptoms ,but strong will power can overcome them.They will disappear with a week or two.It is good you have stopped smoking.
‘Hope I have answered your query, I will be available to answer your follow up queries, “Wish you Good Health and trouble free speedy recovery”
I find this answer helpful
  User's Response
Hi dear
Welcome to HealthcareMagic.
The symptoms you facing are due to withdrawal.I advise you to stay focused and have your determination to quit.If they become unbearable you can approach your doctor for symptomatic treatment.You can use e cigarette to kill the craving.
For further information , feel free to mail me.
Take care.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

my son was into drugs for 5-6 years.now he is not taking drugs.but he does not hate it.he wants to work but cannot concentrate,after leaving drugs...

Recent questions on  Smoking cessation

doctor1 MD

I took the whole 12weeks course of Champix and I successfully quit smoking! I did not have strong or serious side effects but the one annoying one...

doctor1 MD

YES HI, I HAVE RECENTLY ENTERED A METHADONE TREATMENT PLAN DUE TO AN OPIOPD ADDICTION, BEFORE ENTERING I HAD TO UNDERGO BLOOD WORK, WELL EVERYTHING...

doctor1 MD

hello im a 25yo male & i have recently began to experiance acute joint pains in 3 fingers. i wake up & my they re so stiff i can barely make a fist...

doctor1 MD

My daughter swears she feels better on Lithobid than she does on Lithium ER generic. I wouldn t have believed this til I had the same experience...

doctor1 MD

I am bit addicted to smoking and want to get rid of the habit of smoking once for all , I have tried to many times to quit , but unable to do so ,...

doctor1 MD

whats the best way to manage my COPD?

doctor1 MD

I have been smoking marijuana in a cigar leaf for 7-8 years on and off. I always did plenty of cardio on too of this. Recently i have not done any...