How should I store Chantix?

Nina Evans
Store Chantix (varenicline) in the original container in a cool dry place away from children. Storing Chantix (or any medication) in your bathroom isn't a good idea. It's not cool and dry in there all the time, is it? If you must keep your Chantix there, make sure the container is tightly sealed.
Keep Chantix (varenicline) in its original packaging at room temperature -- around 72º F. Store the medication away from direct light, heat and moisture. Most important, keep Chantix away from children.

If you have successfully quit smoking and no longer need Chantix, dispose of the drug in a safe manner. Your doctor can tell you the safest way to get rid of unused medications. Never flush unused medications down the toilet.

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