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writtenByWritten by: Dr. Maria Glukhovsky
Dr. Maria Glukhovsky

Dr. Maria Glukhovsky

Dr. Maria Glukhovsky, Pharm.D. has been a pharmacist for the past 12 years, clinical educator across many disease states and a clinical instructor at Jefferson School of Pharmacy. She loves to educate her patients and everyone around her on the proper use of medications and top disease management techniques to improve health and wellbeing.

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September 1, 2020 Read Time - 4 minutes

Get CHANTIX Online

Quitting smoking is really hard and quite frankly it sucks. But making a serious commitment to quit smoking is half the battle.

Your next step may be a medication like CHANTIX.

You can get a prescription for smoking cessation medications such as CHANTIX from an online telehealth site like PlushCare.

Read on to learn more about CHANTIX and how to get it online.

  • Book on our free mobile app or website.

    Our doctors operate in all 50 states and same day appointments are available every 15 minutes.

  • See a doctor, get treatment and a prescription at your local pharmacy.

  • Use your health insurance just like you normally would to see your doctor.

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What is CHANTIX?

CHANTIX, also known as varenicline, is a prescription medication that helps you stop smoking. Depending on your smoking cessation plan, you can take CHANTIX medication for three to six months.

It works by activating sites in the brain called nicotine acetylcholine receptors. This inhibits nicotine withdrawals by imitating mild nicotine effects.

It also prevents nicotine from attaching to these receptors in those who smoke cigarettes while taking CHANTIX.

Can You Still Smoke if You Take CHANTIX?

You can continue to smoke cigarettes while on CHANTIX for only a certain period of time. Eventually, you will need to set a quit date.


A common choice is to quit smoking between one week and one month after you start taking CHANTIX.


If you feel that you cannot quit that quickly, you can begin taking CHANTIX and then cut down your smoking by half as much each month over the course of 12 weeks.

Talk to a doctor to discuss other ways to reduce tobacco use and gradually quit smoking.

Does CHANTIX Have Any Side Effects?

Generally, CHANTIX is well tolerated by most people. Some of the most common side effects of CHANTIX may include:

  • Gas
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Unusually strange or vivid dreams
  • Insomnia
  • Headache

Some people have had seizures while taking CHANTIX. Most of these cases happened in the first month of treatment.

If you experience a seizure while taking this medication, stop taking CHANTIX and call your healthcare provider as soon as possible. Your doctor may want to discontinue or decrease your dosage.

Other serious side effects may include:

  • Heart or blood vessel problems – this is most common in patients who already have a medical history of cardiovascular problems.
  • Chest discomfort
  • Pain in your arms, jaw, neck, or back
  • Shortness of breath or feeling lightheaded
  • Sweating, or nausea
  • Skin reactions such as redness, rash, swelling, or peeling of the skin
  • Allergic reactions such as swelling of the face, throat, or neck
  • Blisters in your mouth
  • Sleepwalking

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Do You Need a Prescription for CHANTIX?

Yes, a prescription for CHANTIX is required from a doctor.

Luckily prescriptions are easy to obtain for those who need them. Just book an online appointment with a world-class doctor and discuss your needs today.

Your doctor can electronically send your prescription to the pharmacy of your choice. This makes it easy for you to pick up your prescription whenever and wherever you want.


Read: How Much Does Chantix Cost?


Can You Get CHANTIX Online?

Fortunately, you can get CHANTIX online from a telehealthcare site such as PlushCare.

It is easy, convenient, and the process starts by making an appointment to have a video chat or phone call with a PlushCare doctor.

At your appointment, your doctor will ask you about your medical history and if you have ever tried to quit smoking before.

After discussing your case, your PlushCare doctor may recommend a treatment plan and prescribe medication to help you quit smoking. You can pick up your prescription at the pharmacy of your choice.

Be sure to follow up with your doctor if you experience any adverse side effects.

Using a prescription medication such as CHANTIX in your overall plan to quit smoking is a great idea.

You can receive support from your doctor, supportgroups, friends and family, as well as smoking cessation hotlines. These resources are an important part of your potential success so take advantage of them today, and quit smoking for good.

National Cancer Institute Quit Smoking Hotline: 1-877-448-7848


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