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Varenecline or popularly known as Chantix is a prescription drug developed for smokers to stop smoking. It works by interfering with the nicotine receptors in the brain and so the result is that you feel less urged to smoke. The drug mimics the effect of nicotine in the body so it can also relieve nicotine withdrawal […]
Frequent: Disturbance in attention, Dizziness, Sensory disturbance. Infrequent: Amnesia, Migraine, Parosmia, Psychomotor hyperactivity, Restless legs syndrome, Syncope, Tremor. Rare: Balance disorder, Cerebrovascular accident, Convulsion, Dysarthria, Facial palsy, Mental impairment, Multiple sclerosis, Nystagmus, Psychomotor skills impaired, Transient ischemic attack, Visual field defect. *How Does Chantix Work? Common Side Effects?* [http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2006/021928lbl.pdf] — Posted By Antonio Howell, M.D. […]
Hi Dr. Howell: I am a producer at the CBS Evening News in NY. We are doing a story Wednesday about the adverse affects about Chantix. I have looked at your blog and there are so many people who report negative effects..Is there any chance to reach any of them in order to profile them […]
The following is an email I received from one of my readers. It describes some of the problem people have been having with Chantix. I don’t want to make you think that Chantix is a horrible drug. It is not. But like all drugs it has side effects. Hi Dr. Howell, I just happened upon […]