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In the US, Varenicline (varenicline systemic) is a member of the drug class smoking cessation agents and is used to treat Smoking Cessation.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Aid to smoking cessation

Nicotinic receptor partial agonist

Chemical Names

(6R,10S)-7,8,9,10-Tetrahydro-6,10-metano-6H-pyrazino[2,3-h][3]benzazepin (IUPAC)

6,10-Metano-6H-pyrazino(2,3-h)(3)benzazepine, 7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-

7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6H-6,10-metanoazepino[4,5-g]quinoxaline (WHO)


Foreign Names

  • Vareinclinum (Latin)
  • Vareniclin (German)
  • Varénicline (French)
  • Vareniclina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Champix
    Pfizer, Cyprus; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Egypt; Pfizer, Georgia; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, Oman; Pfizer, Serbia; Pfizer, Slovenia; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Taiwan
  • Varni
    Monico, Bangladesh
  • Champix
    Laboratorio Pfizer de Chile, Chile; Pfizer, Argentina; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Ecuador; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, France; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, Ireland; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, South Korea; Pfizer, Lebanon; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Latvia; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Peru; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Romania; Pfizer, Russian Federation; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Turkey; Pfizer, Venezuela; Pfizer, South Africa; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pfizer Japan, Japan
  • Chantix
    Pfizer U.S., United States


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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