prescription medicines

Chantix Quit Smoking Study

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog, quit smoking

The effectiveness of Chantix in smoking cessation was demonstrated in six clinical trials, which included a total of 3659 chronic cigarette smokers who were treated with varenicline. Five of the six studies were randomized, controlled clinical trials in which Chantix was shown to be superior to placebo in helping people quit smoking. These smokers had […]

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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. Clinical trials to date have shown that Chantix is more effective than currently available oral antismoking prescription medicines. In trials, […]

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