|Chantix Tab Titration Pack||varenicline||Brand||United Kingdom||0.5mg / 1mg||25 Tablets||DR||$93.78||Add|
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Chantix (varenicline) is a medication used to help smokers quit, frequently used in addition to counseling and behavioral changes.
The Chantix Tab Titration Pack is a convenient way for users of Chantix to ease into treatment. By starting with a lower dosage and gradually increasing the strength, some side effects are reduced or eliminated completely for many patients.
Who Uses Chantix Tab Titration Packs?
The Chantix Tab Titration Pack is for smokers beginning treatment with Chantix. Chantix is proven to reduce the desire to smoke and increase the odds of successfully quitting compared to those attempting to quit without aid.
How Does it Work?
Chantix alters the brain's reception of nicotine, eliminating the pleasurable response. When a smoker no is no longer rewarded with enjoyment for smoking, it is much easier to resist the desire and ultimately quit entirely.
The Chantix Tab Titration Pack eases the smoker into treatment. The initial doses are low and gradually increased as the body adjusts. This significantly reduces the instances and severity of certain side effects, particularly nausea. Severe side effects deter many patients from continuing treatment, which may ultimately result in failure to quit smoking.
Many smokers find that behavioral changes and counseling are also very helpful when it comes to quitting, with or without medical aids.
How is it Taken?
The Chantix Tab Titration Pack contains tablets of differing dosages. Patients start out with a low dosage, usually 0.5 mg, once a day. According to physician instructions, dosage will gradually increase to 0.5 mg twice a day and eventually 1 mg twice a day.
Treatment usually lasts 12 weeks. If needed the treatment may be repeated for another 12 weeks.
Because treatment with Chantix starts at a low dosage, treatment is usually begun a week or longer prior to actually trying to stop smoking. This allows the medication to build up in the system and gives the body time to adjust.
Chantix should be taken after eating. A missed dose may be taken when remembered or skipped entirely if it is near time for the next dose.
Active ingredient: varenicline tartrate
Inactive ingredients: croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate, colloidal silicon dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose, Opadry® Clear
0.5 mg tablets (white) also contain: Opadry® White
1 mg tablets (blue) also contain: Opadry® Blue
Patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in Chantix should not take this product.
The advantage of using the Chantix Tab Titration Pack is the reduction of side effects, particularly nausea. However, using the Chantix Tab Titration Pack does not guarantee there will be no adverse effects.
In some patients use of Chantix causes confusion and impairs reaction times.
Some patients also experience mood and behavioral changes, including agitation, depression, hostility, and even suicidal thoughts. The prescribing physician should be notified if any of these symptoms are experienced or if there is a history of depression.
Other side effects include:
The prescribing physician should be notified if there is a history of depression or suicidal thoughts.
The physician should also be informed of any other pre-existing conditions and all medications, including non-prescription, being taken, as well as any changes in conditions or medications. Chantix, as well as quitting smoking, may alter the effectiveness of other medications, particularly:
Chantix is a thoroughly tested and effective medication which has already helped millions of people quit smoking. The Chantix Tab Titration Pack further improves the odds of success by reducing or eliminating side effects in many patients, which may otherwise discourage continuing treatment.
The rewards of quitting are many and last a lifetime -- the Chantix Tab Titration Pack enables smokers to maximize the odds of success.