Is the dose of Chantix the same for everyone?

Nina Evans
The initial dose of Chantix (varenicline) is the same for everyone, but your doctor may adjust your dosage based on how you handle the medication. Generally, you begin with .5 mg, moving up over the first week to 2 mg a day. Some people experience side effects at the full dosage. If that's the case for you, talk to your doctor, who may adjust your dosage. Chantix is not approved for children.
The dose of Chantix (varenicline) can vary according to the person taking it. Your doctor will assess your health and determine the dose of Chantix that is best for you. You can also find dosing information and instructions on the package label. Take Chantix after eating and with a full glass of water. Ask your doctor any questions you may have about Chantix or the dosage.

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