The Scottish Medicines Consortium has licensed the drug Champix for people wanting to give up smoking.

It is the first drug to be used to help smokers quit without the use of nicotine.

Champix, the generic name of which is varenicline tartrate, provides relief from symptoms by sending a signal to nicotine receptors in the brain.

www.scottishmedicines.org.uk

The Scottish Medicines Consortium has licensed the drug Champix for people wanting to give up smoking.

It is the first drug to be used to help smokers quit without the use of nicotine.

Champix, the generic name of which is varenicline tartrate, provides relief from symptoms by sending a signal to nicotine receptors in the brain.

www.scottishmedicines.org.uk