Generic Chantix is prescribed for 12 to 24 weeks depending on the effect of the treatment on every individual. For dosing better contact your doctor and make sure to explain all your medical history during the appointment.
This medicine is safe to consume however can cause minor side effects such as nausea, headache, trouble sleeping, and vivid dreams. The generic Chantix tablet is a good and affordable option for those who have tried other methods to quit smoking without success.
Ingredients and working of Generic Chantix
Chantix quit smoking tablet belongs to a group of drugs called partial nicotinic receptor agonists. This type of medicine helps blind nicotine receptors in the brain by partially stimulating them. This action reduces the urge to smoke in due course of time and at the same time helps alleviate withdrawal symptoms.
Varenicline tablet also blocks the effects of nicotine on these receptors, further reducing the pleasurable effects of smoking. This combination of partial stimulation and blocking activity helps quit smoking quickly with ease and without experiencing major withdrawal symptoms.
Along with varenicline tartrate, Generic Chantix includes microcrystalline cellulose, anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate, croscarmellose sodium, colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, Opadry White YS-1-7040 (consisting of hypromellose, titanium dioxide, lactose monohydrate, triacetin, and FD&C Blue #2 aluminum lake), and Opadry Clear YS-2-7006 (consisting of hypromellose, titanium dioxide, and triacetin).
In together to the active and inactive ingredients of this medicine, quitting smoking becomes much easier, and faster at affordable prices.
Generic Chantix Dose
The dose of Generic Chantix is depends on the frequency of smoking, how long one has been smoking, age, and overall health. However, in most of the cases, Chantix is often prescribed to use in the following manner:
- Days 1 to 3: Take 0.5 mg of Chantix once daily
- Days 4 to 7: Take 0.5 mg of Chantix twice daily (once in the morning and once in the evening)
- Day 8 to the end of treatment (usually 12 to 24 weeks): Take 1 mg of Chantix twice daily (once in the morning and once in the evening)
To make this treatment effective it is very important not to skip a dose or alter the dose by yourself. Such alteration can increase the chances of starting smoking or can worsen the withdrawal symptoms. Overdose can lead to major to minor side effects from Generic Chantix.