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Is Chantix approved by the FDA for smoking cessation?

Nina Evans
Pharmacy
Chantix (varenicline) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for smoking cessation in May 2006. It is available by prescription to help people quit smoking. Chantix blocks nicotine receptors in the brain.
Chantix (varenicline), a prescription medication, is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for smoking cessation. When used along with counseling or a stop-smoking support program, varenicline helps ease symptoms of nicotine withdrawal.
 
 

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