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CHAMPIX® (varenicline tartrate) tablets for smoking cessation

Welcome to the home of CHAMPIX information online. CHAMPIX is an oral, prescription-only medicine used to aid smoking cessation in adults.

If you are looking for information about CHAMPIX and how it can help people to stop smoking then please select the relevant section of this website below.

The information provided on this site is intended for general information and education and is not intended to be a substitute for advice provided by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional.


I’m a smoker

prescribed Champix

CHAMPIX is a medicine that may be prescribed by a doctor to help people who want to quit smoking. This section is for people who smoke and contains information on Champix and stopping smoking.


Reporting of side effects: If you are a patient experiencing any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.


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I'm a healthcare professional

For access to Champix Prescribing Information and further information about Champix efficacy, safety, tolerability, dosing and the benefits of smoking cessation, healthcare professionals will be redirected to Pfizer for Professionals.  


Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. Adverse events should also be reported to Pfizer Medical Information on 01304 616161.