What Is Chantix?
Chantix is a prescription medicine to help adults stop smoking.
Chantix has not been studied in children under 18 years of age. Chantix is not recommended for children under 18 years of age.
Who Should Not Take Chantix?
Do not take Chantix if you are allergic to anything in it.
What Are The Side Effects?
The following are common side effects of Chantix therapy. However, this list is not complete.
Tell your healthcare professional about side effects that bother you or that do not go away.
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Professional?
Before you start taking Chantix, tell your healthcare professional if you:
Can Other Medicines Or Food Affect Chantix?
Tell your healthcare professional about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your healthcare professional if you take:
When you stop smoking, there may be a change in how these and other medicines work for you. Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them with you to show your healthcare professional.
How Should I Take Chantix?
SOURCE: Food and Drug Administration
Last Editorial Review: 6/12/2007