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Quit Smoking Treatment

Order a prescription for medicine to increase your chance of quitting smoking

Quitting smoking can be hard. Champix® works by reducing your withdrawal symptoms and by stopping the addictive effect of nicotine. Champix® does not contain nicotine. Champix® has been proven to significantly increase your chances of quitting smoking. 

To place an order, start our consultation below and fill in our brief questionnaire. Our doctor will review your information and write a prescription for an appropriate treatment.

You can use your prescription to buy your medication at any pharmacy in Ireland.

Use our online assessment to order. A Superdrug Online Doctor will complete your prescription and we'll post it to you.

How our service works

  • Complete a short questionnaire about your health. 
  • Order and pay for your prescription. 
  • A Superdrug Online Doctor will review your order and approve a prescription for an appropriate treatment.
  • Orders received before 4pm will be processed and sent out the same day. Orders received after 4pm will be sent out the next working day.
  • You will receive your prescription via post.

Side effects of Champix® can include: 

  • nausea 
  • gas (wind)
  • constipation
  • headaches
  • unusual dreams
  • changes in the way food tastes
There are suggestions that in rare cases Champix® can cause depression or suicidal thoughts. If you feel like this you should stop taking Champix® and contact us via your patient record. If it feels like an emergency, contact your nearest A&E department.

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a common alternative aid to help you quit smoking. NRT comes in a number of forms like patches, sprays and lozenges. You could also try acupuncture, hypnosis, or going 'cold turkey' (e.g. with no aids, just using will power).


More Information

Use our online assessment to order. A Superdrug Online Doctor will complete your prescription and we'll post it to you.