My Personal Chantix Story

[widget id=”ad_unit-10″]ad_unit-10[/widget]Have you heard about the quit smoking pill CHANTIX┬« (varenicline)? I remember when I first heard about the pill in the fall of 2006. I was a surgery resident in St Louis and a friend, who was a Family Practice physician, told me about CHANTIX (varenicline) a Pfizer pill to help people quit smoking. […]

Top 12 Nicoderm CQ Patch Side Effects Include?

[widget id=”ad_unit-10″]ad_unit-10[/widget]Dizziness or Lightheadedness. Blurred Vision. Abnormal Dreams or Vivid Dreams. Headaches. Redness, Itching, Swelling or Burning at the Application Site. Nervousness. Sweating. Trouble Sleeping. Fast Or Irregular Heartbeat. Nausea. Stomach Pain Or Vomiting. Severe Allergic Reactions (Rash; Hives; Itching; Difficulty Breathing; Tightness In The Chest; Swelling Of The Mouth, Face, Lips, Or Tongue) – […]

“What is the big problem with Chantix?”

[widget id=”ad_unit-10″]ad_unit-10[/widget]Chantix is a pill made by Pfizer in 2006 to help smokers not want to smoke. A study of 746 smokers┬á found that 56 percent of those who took Chantix for 12 weeks were cigarette-free during the last month of treatment. Compared with 43 percent who used the nicotine patches. Bottom line: Chantix works […]

Dr. Howell’s Official View on Chantix?

Chantix (varenicline) is a drug like any other and should be taken as directed while under the care of a doctor or medical provider. Any drug has side effects and therefore should be monitored.

Is Chantix Safe during Pregnancy?

[widget id=”ad_unit-13″]ad_unit-13[/widget]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. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. […]