Champix 1 mg Tablet (Varenicline)
Buy Champix 1 mg Tablet (Varenicline), Varenicline is used in adults to help stop smoking. Varenicline belongs to a group of medicines called nicotinic receptor partial agonists. It works by blocking the effect of nicotine (which are experienced upon smoking) on the brain.Champix is designed to do two things: Help reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms that happen when you give up smoking
How it works?
Varenicline belongs to a group of medicines called nicotinic receptor partial agonists. It works by blocking the effect of nicotine (which are experienced upon smoking) on the brain. Champix is believed to work by activating the same receptors in the brain and blocking nicotine from attaching and activating them. This can help you to have fewer cravings and withdrawal symptoms from smoking and reduce your enjoyment of cigarettes if you do smoke while on treatment.
When you smoke cigarettes, nicotine binds to receptors in your brain, which triggers the release of a feel-good chemical messenger called dopamine. Shortly after you?ve had a smoke, nicotine and dopamine levels start to drop so you get craving and withdrawal feelings, making you want another cigarette.
How long should I take Champix?
Your doctor will tell you how and when to take Champix. It is important to remember that nicotine withdrawal symptoms can last 10 weeks or more. Champix comes as tablets that are typically taken once per day for the first three days, and then twice per day up until the end of week 12. If you think you would benefit from an additional 12 weeks after you?ve finished your prescribed course Champix, talk to your doctor.
There are two different ways of taking Champix. You can start by taking Champix for at least one week before you actually stop smoking, or you can choose to quit smoking anytime between days 8 and 35 of using Champix. If you feel unwell while taking Champix, speak to your doctor or pharmacist. If you or your family notice changes in your behaviour, mood, or thinking, stop taking Champix and see your doctor.
Side effects of Champix
- This is not an exhaustive listing of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication. The most commonly reported side effects are as follows. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice if you notice any of the following and they worry you: feeling sick (nausea), headache, insomnia, abnormal dreams and signs and symptoms of a cold (nasopharyngitis).
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are you are taking Champix. If you cannot tolerate the side effects, your doctor may decide to lower your dose. This medicine helps many people give up smoking, but it may have unwanted side effects in a few people. All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need medical attention if you get some of the side effects. Do not be alarmed by the following lists of side effects. You may not experience any of them. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions you may have.
- Our doctor, nurse and pharmacist are there to help answer your questions and support you to stop smoking. Your doctor can answer any concerns you may have about quitting and Quitline has counsellors who can help you by phone, text and email.
Champix is still effective for repeat quit attempts
Champix can still be helpful for people who have tried it before and relapsed. Champix works by reducing the desire to smoke by making smoking less satisfying. So if you?ve tried quitting with Champix before, but slipped up and started smoking again, talk to your doctor about trying Champix again.
Q: Is varenicline safe during pregnancy?
A: Varenicline should only be used if the potential benefits justify the potential risk to the baby. Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use.
Q: Is it safe to use varenicline safe during breastfeeding?
A: Varenicline should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant. Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use.
Q: Is varenicline safe?
A: Varenicline is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q: Is varenicline an antidepressant?
A: Varenicline is not an antidepressant. It belongs to a group of medicines called nervous system drugs that are used in nicotine dependence.
Q: Is varenicline addictive?
A: Varenicline is not addictive if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q: Is varenicline available in India?
A: Yes, it is available in India with prescription of registered medical practitioner.
Q: Is varenicline as effective as bupropion?
A: Varenicline may be more effective than bupropion. Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use.
Q: How long can I take Champix for/ Can I take Chantix forever or for 6 months?
A: Patient should take Champix/Chantix (varenicline) for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q: Can I take Chantix without the starter pack?
A: Patient should not take Chantix (varenicline) without the starter pack and should follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration.
Q: Can I take Champix with high blood pressure?
A: Yes, patient with high blood pressure can take Champix (varenicline). Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use. However, if you experience symptoms of heart attack or stroke, inform your doctor and stop the varenicline treatment immediately.
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