Number of prescription items of varenicline (Champix) to quit smoking in England from 2006 to 2019
(in 1,000)
Prescription items of varenicline (Champix) to quit smoking in England 2006-2019
This statistic displays the number of prescription items of varenicline (Champix) prescribed to help people quit smoking in England from 2006/07 to 2018/19. The number of Varenicline prescriptions was highest in 2010/11 with close to a million and then gradually declined to roughly 320 thousand by 2018/19.
Number of prescription items of varenicline (Champix) to quit smoking in England from 2006 to 2019
(in 1,000)
Number of prescriptions
2006/0722
2007/08612
2008/09714
2009/10877
2010/11987
2011/12957
2012/13859
2013/14697
2014/15561
2015/16489
2016/17411
2017/18373
2018/19320
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2006 to 2019

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

The source provides the following information:
- this information was obtained from the Prescribing Analysis and CosT (PACT) system, which covers prescriptions prescribed by GPs, nurses, pharmacists and others in England and dispensed in the community in the UK.
- prescriptions written in England but dispensed outside England are included.
- varenicline (Champix) was first introduced towards the end of 2006/07. Data shown for 2007/08 represents the first full year of data for this treatment.

Prescription items of varenicline (Champix) to quit smoking in England 2006-2019
This statistic displays the number of prescription items of varenicline (Champix) prescribed to help people quit smoking in England from 2006/07 to 2018/19. The number of Varenicline prescriptions was highest in 2010/11 with close to a million and then gradually declined to roughly 320 thousand by 2018/19.
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