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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Tartrato de vareniclina

Varenicline tartrate (vuh-REN-ih-klin TAR-trayt)
A drug used to help people stop smoking by acting the same way nicotine acts in the brain. It is a type of nicotine receptor partial agonist. Also called Chantix.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.