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Chantix (Varenicline)

Chantix, or Varenicline, is a prescription medicine that helps adults quit or stop smoking. It’s essentially a smoking cessation aid that will likely be more successful when used as part of a support program to help people stop smoking. You may see it being used alongside and with counseling support or other behavior modification tools which can help someone stop smoking even more effectively. It can take up to several weeks before you feel any benefits of the prescription drug.

Always consult with a doctor before you take Chantix since there are special precautions that you should follow. Your healthcare provider or doctor will advise you on when you should start taking Chantix. Smoking is typically a physical and behavioral challenge. Therefore, keep in mind that although it’s effective it is not a magic pill. The upside is that it does and will make smoking less enjoyable for you. Overall, it’s considered a popular medication that can help people quit smoking.

What is Chantix Prescribed For?

The purpose of Chantix is to help people stop smoking. It’s prescribed to adults (17 years of age or older) who want to quit smoking. It has also been proven to work for people who are considered heavy smokers.

It’s an option for adult smokers who wish to quit. Depending on your quit approach, you may be advised to take it for anywhere between three to six months. There are also some people who should not take Chantix based on medical history so always consult with your doctor. It is considered safe for many people.

How Does Chantix Work?

Chantix works by blocking the pleasant effects of nicotine (that come from smoking) on the brain. Nicotine is essentially blocked from even reaching the receptors in your brain.

Nicotine gives you a euphoric feeling almost immediately and this is the main reason why it’s so hard to quit smoking. It then can break the pleasure cycle that comes with being a habitual smoker. Not only that, but it also releases small amounts of dopamine which prevents cravings from occurring.

Therefore, Chantix works on two levels. You may notice that it starts working best after a few weeks pass by. The majority of people will take it for up to 12 weeks.

What Are The Side Effects of Chantix?

There are some side effects of Chantix that you may or may not experience. Some of these side effects include vomiting, drowsiness, gas, constipation, nausea, headache, trouble sleeping, and possibly changes in taste. Other people have reported mood swings, unusual behavior, and muscle spasms. A small percentage also had neurological side effects. However, the negative effects on mental health continue to be debated today.

Always consult with your healthcare provider or doctor if you’re concerned about the side effects you experience or if they worsen. Generally speaking, the side effects that come with Chantix are typically mild and manageable.

Frequently Asked Questions About Chantix (Varenicline)

How to Take Chantix?

Start taking Chantix as directed by your doctor. Take Chantix by mouth or orally and always after eating and with a full glass of water. You’ll typically be directed to take it one to two times a day. You should stop smoking completely on the quit date and when you start Chantix.

What to Avoid While Taking Chantix?

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Chantix. You may not only experience serious side effects but it might also alter the effects of your medication. Always contact your provider if you have new or worsening symptoms. There is also a list of medications that have been known to interact with Chantix so always go over what you’re taking with your doctor.

How Long Does It Take to Quit Smoking With Chantix?

There are some people who will begin to notice that Chantix works best after a few weeks have gone by. The majority of patients will take Chantix for up to 12 weeks. To help you stay cigarette-free, it’s possible your doctor will direct you to take it for another 12 weeks after that if it’s working.

Can You Get Chantix Over-The-Counter (OTC)?

No. You can’t get Chantix or buy Chantix over the counter. It is considered a prescription medication. You must get a prescription from a doctor or medical provider.

Can You Get a Chantix Prescription Online?

Yes, you can receive a prescription for Chantix (varenicline) online through DrHouse. Our licensed physicians are able to conduct virtual consultations and prescribe Chantix if deemed appropriate after reviewing your medical history and current condition.


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Frequently asked questions

  • Yes, you can get a new prescription or refill an existing one online through DrHouse. You just need to start a consultation with one of our licensed providers and they will be able to assess your needs and provide you with a prescription if necessary.

    Please note that the final decision always rests with the doctor based on their professional judgment and your health needs.

  • There are certain medications that cannot be prescribed online by DrHouse physicians due to safety reasons. These include controlled substances, such as opioids and other narcotics, as well as drugs with a high potential for abuse or dependence. DrHouse physicians also don’t prescribe Gabapentin, medical marijuana, muscle relaxants, and HRT medications.

  • With DrHouse getting a new prescription or a refill for your current Rx is a straightforward and quick process. All you need to do is follow a few easy steps:

    • Download the DrHouse telehealth app on your mobile device.
    • Create an account by providing basic information and medical history.
    • Start an on-demand virtual video consultation with one of our licensed physicians.
    • Discuss your medical needs and concerns with one of our physicians.
    • A doctor will review your medical history, symptoms, and current medications (if any) to determine if an online prescription is appropriate for you.
    • If a physician approves, they will electronically send a new prescription or refill request to the pharmacy of your choice.
    • Pick up your medication from the pharmacy.

    DrHouse makes it easy for you to get an online prescription from the comfort of your own home. No more waiting in line at the doctor’s office or pharmacy, and no need to take time off work to see a doctor. Our telehealth platform allows you to access quality medical care from anywhere with an internet connection.

    For more information about how our telehealth platform works visit our “How DrHouse Works” page.

  • During your virtual consultation with a DrHouse physician, you will have the opportunity to discuss your medical needs and concerns.

    The consultation will consist of a video call where a physician will assess your medical history and ask you questions about your symptoms and any other relevant information. This is to ensure that a physician has all the necessary information to make an informed decision about your prescription.

    You can also ask any questions or clarify any doubts you may have about your condition or medication. Our physicians are happy to address any concerns you may have.

    Once a physician has assessed your needs, they will determine if and what type of prescription is appropriate for you. If a new prescription or refill is approved, a doctor will send it electronically to your chosen pharmacy.

  • With our on-demand telehealth service, you have the opportunity to see the first available doctor in as little as 10 to 15 minutes. However, the exact consult time will depend on the complexity of your case and the thoroughness required by the healthcare provider to make an informed decision.

  • Absolutely, it is safe to get an online prescription from DrHouse. We are committed to ensuring the highest standards of patient safety and privacy.

    All our providers are highly qualified US-based physicians and often affiliated with major hospitals. They are board-certified and from the top U.S. medical schools with an average of 20 years of experience.

    We strictly adhere to HIPAA regulations, ensuring your personal and medical information is kept secure and confidential. Also, we comply with all applicable state and federal laws related to telehealth and the prescribing of medications.

    Therefore, you can rest assured knowing that your safety and privacy are our top priorities when you use DrHouse’s services.

  • DrHouse strives to provide accessible and affordable telehealth services. DrHouse urgent care, primary care, and specialist visits are $129 or your copay. This includes everything from your initial consultation through to the prescription of your medication.

    The cost of a doctor’s visit may be covered fully by your insurance. A typical copay is around $25. We recommend checking with your insurance provider to understand the extent of your coverage for telehealth services.

    To learn more about how much DrHouse costs, visit our pricing page

  • Yes, DrHouse accepts most major insurances, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and Medicare. The extent of coverage may vary depending on your individual plan.

  • Our physicians are able to prescribe up to a 90-day prescription without labs for any previously prescribed medication if it’s medically appropriate and is not classified as a controlled substance.

    DrHouse physicians also don’t prescribe Gabapentin, medical marijuana, muscle relaxants, and HRT medications.

    DrHouse physicians use their medical judgment to determine whether to prescribe and the duration.

    In certain cases, the prescription may be limited to 30 days or less. There also may be a 12-month cap for some prescriptions without labs. For medications requiring annual monitoring (such as blood work or imaging), the maximum prescription limit is 90 days within a year without labs.

    DrHouse physicians can refer patients to labs for longer prescription periods or refills.