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Champix dosage to quit smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
It seems you moved out please login for medical queries.
User :   hi ...
User :   whats your name doc
Doctor :  
User :   could i be connected to dr XXXXXXXX ?
User :   i ws consulting her earlier
Doctor :  
Dr.YYYYYY had just left
Doctor :  
She will be available again tomorrow morning from 7 AM
User :   oops
User :   what are her timings ?
Doctor :  
I can help you if you do not mind
Doctor :  
8AM to 3PM
Doctor :  
Would like to discuss with me?
User :   sure
User :   can u see my history ?
Doctor :  
I have your chat history if you permit I can go through it
User :   sure
User :   or let it be
User :   in summary wanted to check the dosage for CHAMPIX
Doctor :  
I am sorry since champix is a prescription medicines we are not supposed to detail it
Doctor :  
You can see the doctor and the course is usually 12 weeks
User :   no but Dr XXXXXXXX had reccommended it yday ..
User :   i dont want to go to another doc for it now.
Doctor :  
Look Dr,XXXXXXXX would have informed you about the drug that is available but it can only be taken after thorough counselling
Doctor :  
More over it is not the first line of treatment for quit smoking
User :   k
Doctor :  
I guess you are trying to quit smoking
User :   bt i have gone thru the counselling sessions with her already hence this step now.
Doctor :  
That is a good decision to make
User :   yes
Doctor :  
but you have to see a physician or attend a quit smoking clinic and get the prescription
User :   have already bought the medicine
Doctor :  
It seems you moved away from the chat
User :   someo confusion
Doctor :   May I help you in resolving the confusion?
User :   no no .. that was about the screeens. back on the chat screen now
User :   as i said i have already got the medicine .. so now needed to know the course
Doctor :  
I am sorry we can only inform you about a kind of medicine that helps in improving the chances of quit but cannot actually treat you without physical examination
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