Pharm Company: * APOTEX INC
Category: Stop Smoking

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Varenicline Overview

Varenicline (trade name Chantix and Champix), is a prescription medication used to treat nicotine addiction. It reduces both craving for and decreases the pleasurable effects of cigarettes and other tobacco products. It is a high-affinity partial agonist for the α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subtype (nACH) that leads to the release of dopamine in the nucleus accumbens when activated, and therefore, has the capacity to reduce the feelings of craving and withdrawal caused by s...

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Health Canada behind the times

Health Canada issued a warning about Champix (varenicline tartrate) several months after the FDA issued their warning. Should Canadians ignore Health Canada and listen to the FDA instead or use a service like checkdrugs or iguard? ## Its blank im not sure what info you want from me.i suffer fromm ddd, osteoarthritis, neuropathy, myopathy etc.

Can You Take Champix While Using Cymgen

Hi there. I am currently on an antidepressant called Cymgen. I am a smoker and am wanting to quit. There is a new drug out called Champix (Varenicline) and it is a 12 week program to help smokers quit. I would just like to know if it is safe to take this drug while using a seritonin/adrenaline uptake. Tami ## I haven't found any interactions listed, but you should check with your doctor, or pharmacist to be certain. There are some cases where they don't like to prescribe both together, depending on other health issues and other medications you may be on. So, your doctor may prefer that you stop one, or they may want to adjust your dosage. Are there any other questions or comments?

hypertension and champix

What are the effects of using champix and hypertension ## Varenicline (trade name Chantix in the USA and Champix in Europe and other countries). Nausea occurs commonly with people taking Varenicline. Other less common side effects include headache, difficulty sleeping, and abnormal dreams. Rare side effects reported by people taking Varenicline compared to placebo include change in taste, vomiting, abdominal pain, flatulence, and constipation. To learn more about this drug click on the link below... Hypertension (High blood pressure) has no to little symptoms, like blured vision, headaches, and blackouts. Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.


This pill is oval, light blue, has C8X10 on one side and what looks like pfucr on the other side. What is this pill? What is it used for? And what mg? ## This pill is oval and lavendar, has CHX 10 on one side & pfizer on the other side. What is this pill for? What mg? Any side effects? ## This is Varenicline 1mg, Chantix, used to help people stop smoking. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, headache, insomnia and abnormal dreams. ## Thanks Verwon ## Very welcome!


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 0.5mg, 1mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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