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Can I get Chantix over-the-counter?

Chantix (varenicline), a smoking cessation medication, is not available over-the-counter. Chantix is only available with a doctor's prescription. Talk to your doctor about Chantix to see if this smoking cessation aid is right for you. When Chantix is used in combination with a stop-smoking support program or counseling, it helps to ease nicotine addiction and smoking withdrawal symptoms.

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