In what forms can varenicline be taken?

Varenicline (Chantix) is available in tablet form. If taken properly, along with support from a counselor or a smoking cessation program, varenicline helps to relieve nicotine cravings and cigarette withdrawal symptoms.

Continue Learning about Dependency Agent

Do all medications to help me stop smoking contain nicotine?
Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhDDr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
No. Zyban (Welbutrin) does not contain nicotine. Zyban is used as to help with cravings and some wit...
More Answers
What are the side effects of varenicline?
Dr. Frank T. Leone, MDDr. Frank T. Leone, MD
Varenicline can be used to help you stop smoking, as it reduces the urge to smoke. However, it may c...
More Answers
What is varenicline (Chantix)?
Dr. Joseph I. Miller, MDDr. Joseph I. Miller, MD
Varenicline, more commonly known as Chantix, is a new class of drugs which blocks the pleasant effec...
More Answers
How effective is varenicline?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Studies show that people who use varenicline at the recommended dose of 2 mg a day are 3 times more ...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.