Varenicline

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Varenicline's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

0.5 mg0.5 (0.5)24 hourlyPODay 1-3, Once daily. The patient should set a date to stop smoking. Varenicline dosing should start one week before this date. It should be taken after eating and with a full glass of water. Smoking cessation therapies are more likely to succeed for patients who are motivated to stop smoking and who are provided additional advice and support. Patients should be provided with appropriate educational materials and counseling to support the quit attempt.
0.5 mg0.5 (0.5)12 hourlyPODay 4-7.
1 mg1 (1)12 hourlyPOon day 8, end of treatment.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

No data regarding the Paedriatic dosage details of Varenicline is available.

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Varenicline is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Varenicline

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Manufacturers of Varenicline in Pakistan

Pfizer

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