Pfizer, the manufacturer of Chantix states the following in terms of the uses, treatments, and symptoms for this medication:
Chantix can used to help a user stop smoking cigarettes. By no longer smoking, a person can drastically reduce the chances of them suffering from various forms cancer, heart diseases and lung diseases.
Chantix is a prescription medication that can reduce the user’s craving for nicotine by blocking the effect that nicotine has on the human brain and attaching itself to the nicotine receptors in the brain. Chantix can also relieve the effects of nicotine withdrawal by giving the user mild nicotine-like effects. To increase the user’s chances of success, it is strongly recommended that Chantix is used as part of a smoking cessation program, along with education, counselling, support, exercise and adopting a healthier diet and lifestyle. Chantix should not be used by those under the age of 16 as tests have shown that it is ineffective at getting users around this age to stop smoking.
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