new warnings about Chantix and an increased risk of cardiac events in patients with heart disease

Please see updated FDA safety information regarding the risk of cardiovascular events with Chantix (varenicline).

People will worry about new warnings about Chantix and an increased risk of cardiac events in patients with heart disease.

FDA says there MIGHT be a higher risk...but this is controversial. Any cardiac risk is likely to be small...if it exists at all.

Continue to recommend Chantix (varenicline) when appropriate.

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