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Will it be safe to restart chantix?

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Have Chantix prescription from 2011, may I start it again? New prescription really expensive.
Posted Fri, 10 May 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
 
 
Answered by Dr. Sundar Gnanavel 51 minutes later
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Thanks for your query. Chantix is varenicline a drug used for smoking cessation. It can be safely restarted provided you do not suffer from current prominent depressive symptoms. It is a reasonably safe drug otherwise. Wish you good health.
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Dr XXXXXXX
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