varenicline

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varenicline (uncountable)

  1. A particular pharmaceutical drug, an agonist for nicotine, used to aid tobacco-smoking cessation.
    • 2010, Stephen Fry, The Fry Chronicles:
      Farewell Zyban, hello Champix, Pfizer's name for a new compound called varenicline, which is not an anti-depressant but a ‘nicotine receptor partial agonist’.

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