Champix is a popular prescription medication for quitting smoking that alleviates cravings without reliance on Nicotine. Because of this, Champix is a popular choice for those seeking stop smoking medication.
This is a generic product, therefore depending on availability, the brand you receive may not be the same as the one pictured.
What Is Champix?
Champix is clinically proven to be the most effective prescription smoking cessation treatment. In comparison with other medications designed to help you quit smoking, Champix has the highest success rate for successful smoking cessation. In fact, clinical studies found that users of Champix were twice as likely to give up smoking successfully than with no medication to help them.
This makes Champix the most effective stop smoking medication, ahead of e-cigarettes, behavioural therapy and nicotine gum or patches.
NHS testing found that 45% of people had successfully quit smoking altogether after 12 weeks of using Champix. This compares to just 22% of people who used bupropion and only 11% of people who tried to quit using a placebo effect.
Champix isn’t just the most effective medication for quitting smoking when compared to other leading methods. There are many other benefits of using Champix which make it the best smoking cessation medication available. The benefits of using Champix include:
- A significant reduction of nicotine cravings
- Less feelings of stress, anxiety and irritability
- A smaller chance of experiencing insomnia or other sleep problems
- Alleviation of headaches
- A gradual elimination of nicotine reliance
- The opportunity to stop smoking in just two weeks
Champix can be used alongside other treatment methods for an even higher chance of success.
How it works
Champix is unique as it uses an active ingredient called varenicline. This works in several ways:
- Creates the feeling of nicotine without actually releasing the harmful substance into your body
- Reduces your body’s reliance on nicotine
- Eliminates the cravings and withdrawal symptoms associated with quitting smoking
- Reduces any pleasant sensations you associate with smoking
Varenicline bonds directly with nicotine receptors in the brain to stop the feelings you get from smoking a cigarette.
How to take Champix
Champix comes in the form of a capsule. Each capsule comes packaged securely with the correct dosages labelled for each day of the treatment. Champix can be taken with or without food, ideally with a full glass of water. The most common method of consuming the treatment is to begin taking it one week before your planned quit date in order to create a building block. Alternatively, you can start taking Champix straight away and decide on your quit date between 8–35 days after.
If you miss your dose of Champix, simply take the missed pill as soon as you remember. If it’s close to your next dose, however, simply miss the dose completely and continue your regime as normal. You should never take two Champix pills together.
What dosages are available?
A Champix starter pack is available from Express Pharmacy. This starter pack contains a 0.5mg dose to be taken once a day for the first three days, followed by a 0.5mg dose to be taken twice daily for four days, then a 1mg dose to be taken twice daily for one week.
Although Champix has been proven to help you quit smoking in just two weeks, it is advised that you complete the full 12-week stop smoking treatment. This has been shown to increase your chances of quitting for good from 50% to 70%.
Once you have completed the Champix starter pack, take a 1mg dose twice daily for eleven weeks.
Most people who choose Champix as a stop smoking medication experience no side effects or very minor side effects.
The most commonly experienced side effect of Champix is nausea, and this is often mild and tolerable. For those who do experience nausea, taking the smoking cessation medication just after a meal with a full glass of water is thought to help reduce feelings of sickness.
Other potential side effects are insomnia, headaches and flatulence.
Please note that if you are pregnant or are a new mother who is breastfeeding, smoking cessation tablets are not advised. You should also be careful with alcohol consumption when taking Champix, as varenicline has been shown to increase the effects of alcohol.
Reviews for Champix 2 Week Starter Pack
100% of customers liked this medication (4 reviews)
|23-Mar-2018||They work no side affects|
|11-Mar-2018||I receive the item on time|
|26-Jan-2018||Exactly as I ordered and very happy with my purchase|
|08-Jan-2018||this product works. much cheaper than smoking|
Reviews for Champix Standard 1mg
100% of customers liked this medication (13 reviews)
|09-May-2018||Great product - no frayed temper whilst giving up the cigs|
|06-May-2018||The prescription was exactly as described.|
|05-May-2018||work well easy to do very good|
|30-Apr-2018||I wanted to stop smoking for many reasons. I am on my second week and have not smoked half as much, so hopefully after the 12 week course I shall be a non-smoker|
|01-Mar-2018||Well it's beginning to work I'm on day 6 now and really cut down on cigarettes went from 15 a day to 2 yesterday. Will power is still required but the Champix is really helping.|
|18-Feb-2018||They work, for me ,would recommend them for people wha have tried and failed ,|
|22-Jan-2018||good value and perfect for giving up smoking|
|15-Jan-2018||Just what i vneeded.|
|11-Jan-2018||great for stopping smoking no side affects for me|
|02-Jan-2018||Work for me no problem at all|
|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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