varenicline, Chantix Index

Featured: varenicline, Chantix Main Article

Varenicline (Chantix) is a drug used to assist in smoking cessation. Common side effects of Chantix include constipation, gas, nausea, vomiting, and sleep disturbance.

    Related Diseases & Conditions

    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung condition caused by smoking tobacco, exposure to secondhand smoke,...learn more »
      In This Article
      COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Article
      • COPD facts
      • What is the definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?
      • What causes COPD?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of COPD?
      • What increases your risk for developing COPD?
      • What are the four stages of COPD?
      • What other diseases or conditions contribute to COPD?
      • What kind of doctor treats COPD?
      • When to Seek Medical Care for COPD
      • How is COPD diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for COPD?
      • What lifestyle changes (diet, exercise) and home remedies and care are recommended for people with COPD?
      • What medications treat COPD?
      • What other supplemental therapies help treat COPD complications and symptoms?
      • What surgery is available to treat COPD?
      • Can COPD be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis for a person with COPD?
    • Smoker's Lung: Pathology Photo Essay Smoker's lung photo essay is a collection of pictures and microscopic slides of lung disease caused by cigarette smoking....learn more »
      In This Article
      Smoker's Lung: Pathology Photo Essay Article
      • Smoker's lung introduction
      • What is the structure of the normal lung?
      • What processes determine normal function of the lung?
      • What are the abnormalities (diseases) in smoker's lung?
      • What happens to the lung in emphysema?
      • How does emphysema come about?
      • Why does smoker's lung look black?
      • What happens to the airways in chronic bronchitis?
      • Are smokers with COPD predisposed to developing pneumonia?
      • What about lung cancer in smokers?
      • Are any of the pulmonary consequences of smoking reversible?
      • From what do smokers die?
    • Smoking (How to Quit Smoking) Smoking is an addiction. More than 430,000 deaths occur each year in the U.S. from smoking related illnesses. Secondhand smoke or...learn more »
      In This Article
      Smoking (How to Quit Smoking) Article
      • Smoking and quitting smoking facts
      • What problems are caused by smoking?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of cigarette addiction?
      • What are the steps in quitting?
      • Getting ready to quit smoking
      • On the day you quit smoking
      • Staying quit
      • What methods can help a person quit smoking?
      • Nicotine replacement therapy to quit smoking
      • Nicotine patches
      • Nicorette gum
      • Nicotine lozenges
      • What prescription products are available for smoking cessation?
      • How can nicotine-containing products be used safely?
      • What are e-cigarettes?
      • Is an e-cigarette harmful?
      • Is secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes harmful?
      • What is in the future for smoking?

Related FAQs, Doctor's & Expert's Views

Health News

Health Features

FDA Drug Labels on

Terms related to varenicline, Chantix:

  • Chantix