Despite being known as extremely toxic and additive and costing over eight million lives per year, many people continue to smoke. It is estimated that there are 1.3 billion smokers in the world and 80 percent of them live in low- and middle-income countries. A defining characteristic of the tobacco industry has been its ability […]
A temporary elevation of of liver function enzymes such as the aminotransferase levels (ALT and AST) and alkaline phosphatase (ALP) have been reported in some patients using CHANTIX with underlying liver disease such as alcoholic liver disease and/or hepatitis virus infections. These elevations are usually noticed after one month of treatment with Chantix (varenicline) and once the […]
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 […]
Everyday you smoke you are taking your hard earned money and enriching the tobacco companies. And they want you to continue smoking so that they can get richer everyday…If this doesn’t make you want to quit I don’t know what will.I just came from the census.gov site and saw the estimated World and US population. The […]
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.