Chantix Oral Tablet 0.5-1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Chantix: Oral tablet (0.5-1mg)

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Chantix Starting Month Box
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: CHX 0.5,CHX 1.0  |  Pfizer
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Chantix Starting Month Box
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: CHX 0.5,CHX 1.0  |  Pfizer
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Chantix Starting Month Box
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: CHX 0.5,CHX 1.0  |  Pfizer
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Chantix Starting Month Box
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: CHX 0.5,CHX 1.0  |  Pfizer

What is this Medicine?

VARENICLINE (var EN i kleen) is used to help people quit smoking. It can reduce the symptoms caused by stopping smoking. It is used with a patient support program recommended by your physician.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Chantix: Oral tablet(0.5-1mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Chantix Starting Month Box

NDC: 000690471
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Nicotine Withdrawal

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Chantix Starting Month Box
Drug Image file DrugItem_15593.JPG
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: CHX 0.5,CHX 1.0  |  Pfizer
Shape: oblong
Color: blue,white
Drug Image file DrugItem_8431.JPG
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: CHX 0.5,CHX 1.0  |  Pfizer
Shape: oblong
Color: blue,white
Drug Image file DrugItem_15594.JPG
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: CHX 0.5,CHX 1.0  |  Pfizer
Shape: oblong
Color: blue,white
Drug Image file DrugItem_8432.JPG
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: CHX 0.5,CHX 1.0  |  Pfizer
Shape: oblong
Color: blue,white

Reported Side Effects for Chantix Starting Month Box

Elated Mood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Runny Nose Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Tiredness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nightmares Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
4.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
4.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
5.0-8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
5.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
6.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
10.0-19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
11.0-19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
16.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Chantix Starting Month Box

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Chantix Starting Month Box(Varenicline tartrate)
Alcohol and Varenicline(Varenicline tartrate)
You should reduce the amount of acoholic beverages you drink while taking this medicine. Varenicline may increase the effects of alcohol. Drinking alcohol while taking varenicline may cause unusual and sometimes aggressive behavior. Do not take drink alcohol with varenicline without first talking to your health care provider.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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