Effectively and safely relieve cravings and symptoms of withdrawal by reducing your body’s dependence on nicotine.
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What Is Champix (varenicline)?
Varenicline (trade name Champix) is a medicine that was first licensed in the UK in December 2006. It was developed to help smokers to stop smoking. Varenicline mimics the effect of nicotine on the body. Therefore, it both reduces the urge to smoke and relieves withdrawal symptoms. The precise action of varenicline is that it interferes with the receptors in the brain that nicotine stimulates. (The nicotine in cigarettes attaches to receptors in brain cells to stimulate part of the brain - this is how nicotine has its effect.) What varenicline does is to partly stimulate the nicotine receptors. This mimics the effects of nicotine, to reduce cravings and withdrawal effects when you stop smoking. However, at the same time, it partially blocks the receptors and prevents nicotine from attaching to the receptors. This blocks or blunts the effect of nicotine in people who give in to temptation and have a cigarette.
Varenicline does increase the chance of quitting smoking. Some studies have looked at this issue. The studies compared varenicline to a dummy (placebo) tablet in people who were keen to stop smoking. The results from the studies showed that, on average, about 21 in 100 people who took varenicline successfully stopped smoking. This compared to about 8 in 100 who took the dummy (placebo) tablets. In other words, taking varenicline more than doubled the rate of success.
How to take Champix
You should set a date on which you will stop smoking and start taking this medicine one to two weeks beforehand. This
is because the medicine needs time to start working.
The Champix starter pack should be used when starting the treatment to build the dose over 2 weeks. The starter pack contains 0.5mg once daily for the first 3 days , followed by 0.5mg twice daily for 4 days, then 1mg twice daily for one week.
After taking the starter pack, take 1mg twice daily for the following 11 weeks.
If you have successfully managed to stop smoking at the end of 12 weeks, your may repeat the course for a further 12 week course of treatment.
The tablets should be swallowed whole with a drink of water. They can be taken with or without food.
You should seek help and support as much as possible while giving up smoking, even while taking this medicine, as this will increase your chance of success. Your doctor, practice nurse or local pharmacist can all provide this support.
Most people who take varenicline do not develop any side-effects, or they are only minor. The most commonly reported
side-effect is nausea (feeling sick). This is often mild and tolerable. Nausea is thought to be less of a problem if
you take the tablets just after a meal with a full glass of water.
Other reported side-effects that occur in some people include: insomnia (difficulty sleeping), abnormal dreams, headaches and flatulence (wind). Taking the evening dose after your evening meal, and not just before bedtime is thought to reduce any sleep related side effects.
See the leaflet that comes with the medicine for a full list of possible side-effects.
Reviews for Champix 2 Week Starter Pack
100% of customers liked this medication (7 reviews)
|18-May-2017||Good product. ...................|
These tablets are great
I am on my 2nd week on these and I just don't feel like smoking
|17-Apr-2017||Really helps to stop the cravings still on week 1|
|28-Feb-2017||very good value. i am satisfied|
|22-Jan-2017||Simply brilliant, simple, easy to use site, speedy delivery,everything you need.|
Very good not my first time using this worked before.
And working again
Reviews for Champix Standard 1mg
96% of customers liked this medication (22 reviews)
|25-May-2017||Works well for me I hope.|
|20-May-2017||Excellent tablets to quid smoking|
|18-May-2017||Easy to use, quick service|
|17-May-2017||Good no smoking aid to assist in stop smoking|
|04-May-2017||Gave up smoking whither in a week . That was 3 weeks ago|
|03-May-2017||I'm very pleased about that purchasing.|
|29-Apr-2017||Helpful in trying to stop smoking ,although you still need willpower.|
|14-Apr-2017||Helps to stop and easy to use|
|10-Apr-2017||If this product suits you it is an amazing stop smoking solution. It really works for me.|
|31-Mar-2017||It appears to be working, though I may need more.|
|Champix 2 Week Starter Pack||25||£49.99|
|Champix Standard 1mg||56||£79.99|
|Champix Standard 1mg||112||£169.99|
|Champix Standard 1mg||168||£259.99|
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