Thank you for helping New Zealanders attempt to quit smoking with Varenicline Pfizer (varenicline tartrate). As of 1 October 2019, Varenicline Pfizer is fully funded for one 12 week course every 6 months, doubling the annual access for those wanting to quit smoking.
Reference 1. Pharmaceutical Management Agency New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule. Update October 2019. Available at pharmac.govt.nz/wwwtrs/ScheduleOnline.php?osq=Varenicline%20tartrate&code=C2234013920. Accessed October 2019.
Varenicline Pfizer is a prescription medicine for the treatment of smoking cessation. Before prescribing please review the data sheet on dosage, contraindications, precautions, interaction and adverse effects. The datasheet is available at www.medsafe.govt.nz or Pfizer New Zealand Ltd (www.pfizer.co.nz) or call 0800 736 363. V10718 ©Pfizer 2019. TAPS NA 11361 PP-CHM-NZL-0109 10/19 essence PF9323