CHANTIX or Buproprion Available at Discounted Rate
Eligible employees enrolled in a LIVE FOR LIFE tobacco cessation program can qualify to receive a three-month supply of the stop smoking prescription drug CHANTIX™ (varenicline) or Buproprion (a physician's prescription is required). If your physician recommends additional treatment cycles, subsequent fulfillments will be at a discounted rate.
CHANTIX (varenicline), available by Pfizer, is covered under the Duke Health Plans. Bupropion another prescription drug used to help smokers quit smoking, is also available under the Duke Health Plans and is available as a generic drug.
For additional information about these prescription stop smoking aids, visit the Express Scripts web site or by call 1-800-717-6575.
- Covered employees and their covered adult dependents should have their prescriptions filled at the Duke Outpatient Pharmacy in Duke Clinic, located on the first floor across from the gift shop.
- Covered employees and their covered adult dependents at Duke Regional Hospital should have their prescriptions filled at the Duke Outpatient Pharmacy or via mail order by calling 919-684-2908.
- Covered Duke Raleigh Hospital employees and their covered adult dependents should have their prescriptions filled at the Plaza Pharmacist, located on the first floor of the hospital or by calling 919-954-3921.
CHANTIX is a prescription medicine to help adults quit smoking. It contains no nicotine and helps reduce the urge to smoke. A prescription is required for CHANTIX.
Buproprion is a generic form of Zyban, another effective smoking cessation pharmaceutical. A prescription is required for Buproprion.