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Champix® (varenicline tartrate) Prescribing Information.  Adverse event reporting information can be found at the bottom of the page.

Champix (varenicline) for smoking cessation in adults

CHAMPIX (varenicline tartrate), a medication which is indicated for smoking cessation in adults, is currently unavailable because of a disruption in the manufacturing of
the drug. 
While Pfizer is seeking to address the disruption as quickly as possible, at this time we are unable to confirm a date when the situation will be resolved.
We understand and regret the challenges that this situation poses to patients. Pfizer fully realizes the importance of this medicine to our customers and patients. Ensuring continuity of the supply of our medicines is paramount. Until the CHAMPIX shortage is resolved, patients will need to consult with their healthcare professional to choose an alternative treatment option.

Resources for you

Very brief advice
Patient support material

Clinical information

Champix efficacy and safety 

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Be an expert in smoking cessation

A series of webinars with experts in smoking cessation.

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“If not you, then who?”
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The importance of identifying and acting on patient quit opportunities.  

Patient quit opportunities

Implementing smoking cessation in hospitals

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