Generic Name: Varenicline 1MG Tablet (28 TAB/PACK)
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Generic Name - Varenicline (var EN i kleen)
THERAPEUTIC USES.: -
It is a prescribed drug which is usually given to treat Nicotine obsession. It reduces the unusual carvings for nicotinic and tobacco products and lowers down the euphoria effect of cigarettes and other tobacco-containing preparations. It belongs to a class of drugs known as Smoking cessation aids. It is available in the market by the brand name Champix which is also known as Chantix in UK.
What ailments Varenicline help treat?
• Aids you stop smoking along with education and counselling session as a part of therapy
What are the side-effects?
Dosage of Medication
• This drug is meant to be taken either orally by mouth. It is available in the form of a regular tablet
• The dosage strength of the tablet includes 0.5mg and 1 mg respectively
• As a part of smoking cessation schedule, set a date and begin this medicine 1 week before the scheduled date.
• As an alternative, the patient may begin with Varenicline and then quit smoking habit between day 8 and 35 of this drug regimen treatment protocol.
• The quit smoking date regimen can be scheduled in a proper way. Initiate the regimen one week prior to the scheduled date. The recommended dosage for initial day 1 to day 3 is 0.5 mg PO/day one time a day followed by 0.5 mg PO two times a day on day 4 to day 7. By the end of Day 8, increase the dosage to 1mg PO two times a day. If the results are achieved in the form of successful quitting after 12 weeks, continue with the medication with the same dosage of 1 mg for another 12 weeks.
• For patients who are chronic chain smokers, follow the protocol of a slow and gradual approach with the help of Varenicline.
• It is advised to motivate patients to end smoking for a better tomorrow
• Patients who cannot tolerate the adverse effects of the abrupt smoking quitting regimen, temporary or permanent dose reduction is advised.
• For the cases of mild to moderate renal impairment, no dosage alterations are recommended
• For dialysis patients, do not exceed the dosage by 0.5mg PO qday
Warnings & Precautions
• Antinarcotics may increase the risk of Negative thoughts and behaviour among the individual ingesting this medication.
• The drug is contraindicated in case you are hypersensitive to it.
• The drug is an absolute contraindication in case of Non-smokers
• This drug may cause withdrawal symptoms in case of chain smokers.
• Use the drug with great caution in the patients with the known medical history of Neurological deficit as it may result in CNS (Central Nervous system) depression.
• A seizure may occur as an adverse effect in the first month of the therapy initiation.
• Monitor mental status, behaviour and mood swings of the individual taking this medication. Report your doctor whenever you experience any unusual activity during the course of this medication ingestion.
How does it help in the treatment?
This drug works via blocking the pleasant effect of Nicotine on the brain.
FAQ | Chantix - Varenicline
Q. Should we drive car after taking chantix?
Ans - Avoid driving car accidents have happened in people taking varenicline and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how varenicline affects you. Talk with your doctor.
Q. If there is any reason of mood swing after taking Varenicline medicine?
Ans - Rarely depression and suicidal thoughts have happened in people trying to quit smoking. If you have any other signs like nervousness, restlessness, panic attack, or any new or worse changes in mood or actions. Talk with your doctor immediately.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.