How to take Chantix to Quit Smoking?

Pfizer’s instructions on how to take Chantix: Chantix comes as a white tablet (0.5 mg) and a blue tablet (1 mg). You start with the white tablet and then usually go to the blue tablet. Example below for dosing instructions. Day 1 to Day 3 White tablet (0.5 mg), 1 tablet each day Day 4 […]

Is Chantix Safe during Pregnancy?

Chantix was tested in rats and rabbits at oral doses of up to 50-times the maximum recommended dose for humans and found not to cause birth defects in rats or rabbits. Although Chantix did, cause reduced fetal weight in the offspring of pregnant rabbits.


Chantix works by reducing the smoker’s craving for nicotine by binding to receptors in the brain and reducing the symptoms of withdrawal. Chantix (varenicline) also reduces the satisfaction a smoker receives when smoking a cigarette.