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How long should I take varenicline for smoking cessation?

Your doctor will determine how long you need to take varenicline (Chantix). Varenicline is usually taken for 12 weeks. After 12 weeks on varenicline, you may still need additional help quitting. In this case, your doctor may prescribe a second 12-week course of varenicline.

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