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How does Chantix interact with other medications or foods?

Chantix does not have any interactions as per the manufacturer.  This means, according to the data available, that there should be no issue while taking Chantix with any other medication.  Taking the lower dose of Chantix may be a good dose for you if you find there is an issue with pain control.  Make sure your physician is aware of the dose you are taking.
Chantix does not interact with foods. However, it may increase the effects of alcohol, so reduce the amount of alcohol you drink until you know how Chantix affects you. You should not take Chantix with other smoking cessation products. You should not smoke while taking Chantix after the first week of therapy. Talk to your doctor if you are taking insulin, asthma medication, or blood thinners, because Chantix may affect the efficacy of these drugs and dosage may need to be altered. Always tells your doctor about any prescription or over-the-counter medications you are taking. Also inform your doctor about your use of vitamins and herbal supplements.

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