NICE technology appraisal guidance
Issued: July 2007

Varenicline for smoking cessation

This is an extract from the guidance. The complete guidance is available at

1 Guidance

1.1 Varenicline is recommended within its licensed indications as an option for smokers who have expressed a desire to quit smoking.

1.2 Varenicline should normally be prescribed only as part of a programme of behavioural support.