How to Claim a Refund or Replacement for a Chantix Recall

Recalls How to Claim a Refund or Replacement for a Chantix Recall

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According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer accounts for 25% of all cancer diagnoses. Smoking is known to be the leading cause of lung cancer with 9 out of 10 lung cancer diagnoses being attributed to smoking or exposure to cigarette smoke.

Pfizer saved the day by introducing Chantix, a drug that saved many by helping them quit smoking. However, a few of the batches were deemed unsafe and Pfizer issued a voluntary recall. If you own the recalled Chantix tablets, you can claim your within minutes via DoNotPay.

What Happened With the Chantix Recall?

Varenicline is a smoking-cessation drug that was developed by Pfizer and sold under the brand name Chantix. The drug prevents nicotine cravings by blocking nicotine from reaching the brain receptors.

While Chantix's efficacy made it a popular treatment for smokers, Pfizer issued a voluntary recall for the 0.5mg and 1mg tablets over suspicion of carcinogenic effects. According to the FDA report, the tablets were found to contain unacceptable levels of nitrosamine, which is a compound known to increase the risk of cancer with prolonged usage.

At the time of the , several batches of Chantix were distributed across the US and Puerto Rico between June 2019 and June 2021. The FDA reported that there are no immediate risks associated with taking Chantix. The effects of smoking still outweigh those posed by Chantix and patients need to consult with their physician before withdrawing from the drug.

Who Is Eligible for the Chantix Recall?

Any patients, healthcare professionals, or pharmaceutical distributors in possession of Chantix 0.5mg and 1mg tablets are eligible for a recall. The Chantix recall is still open and all you need to do is provide the following:

  • A receipt showing proof of purchase
  • Your drug's batch number
  • The drug's serial number
  • Date of manufacture

How Do I Make a Claim for the Chantix Recall?

If you own a recalled batch of Chantix, you can claim a refund or a replacement in one of the following ways:

Returning to the VendorIndividuals or small-scale retailers who bought the recalled Chantix tablets can return their batches to the vendors. Simply provide a receipt for your purchase and the vendor will either reimburse you or issue an unrecalled batch.
Call Stericycle IncPfizer is working in conjunction with Stericycle Inc to collect and dispose of recalled Chantix batches. To claim your recall, call Stericycle Inc on 888-276-6166 to get instructions on how to proceed with your recall claim. The line is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Mail Stericycle IncPfizer sent out a notification to wholesalers who purchased the recalled batches. If you received the notification, mail the recalled batches to Stericycle Inc. at 2670 Executive Drive, Suite A; Indianapolis, IN 46241; Attn: Event 6503 using the enclosed pre-paid UPS label.
Call Pfizer Customer ServiceIf you didn't receive a notification but are in possession of the recalled Chantix batches, call Pfizer customer service on  800-533-4535 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday. A customer care representative will assist you with how to proceed with your claim.

Do I Immediately Get a Recall if I Report My Product?

If you're experiencing other effects of the drug, you need to file a report with the FDA by filing a Form 3500 on the FDA website. To claim a recall over adverse drug effects, you must provide irrefutable evidence proving the effects of the drug.

An investigation will be launched into your claim and if successful, you'll get compensation. However, it's important to note that the process may take months before any action can be taken in your favor. DoNotPay can help you file a report and make a strong case for you to ensure you get a chance at reimbursement.

How to Check for Recalls Using DoNotPay's Product Recall Monitor

If you don't have a specific recalled product in mind yet, DoNotPay can check to see if any of your recent purchases have been recalled. Simply forward any receipts you have to, and we'll scan them against our updated list of recalled items.

How does the Product Recall Monitor work?

  1. Register your email for our Recall Monitor through the Product Recalls product.
  2. Forward any email receipts you have to (you can set up auto-forwarding to make it easier!)
  3. DoNotPay will notify you immediately if one of your purchases is recalled. We'll then help you claim a refund or replacement for it through the steps above!

How to Claim Your Chantix Recall Using DoNotPay

Through our Product Recalls product, all you have to do is tell us about the product you purchased and provide receipts/other evidence, and we'll contact the company on your behalf. Whether you're looking for a refund, repair, or replacement for your product, DoNotPay can make sure that your request gets delivered to the right people.

DoNotPay can help you claim more than just the Chantix recall. Here's other recalls you can claim with DoNotPay:

How Does the Product Recall Claim product Work?

  1. Tell us about your purchase, including the product name, brand, store you purchased the item from, price, and date of purchase. If you purchased the item online, enter your transaction details and payment method as well.
  2. Tell us how you found out about the recall.
  3. Choose whether you want a refund, repair, or replacement.
  4. Upload photographic evidence of your purchase and the product if you still have it.
  5. Choose whether you have the capacity to return the item or not.

And that's it! DoNotPay will send your recall request to the manufacturing company on your behalf, asking for a refund, repair, or replacement. You should hear back from the company directly with confirmation and how the refund/replacement will be issued, or the next steps in getting the item repaired.

Why Use DoNotPay to Claim Your Chantix Recall

Claiming your Chantix recall via other means involves a long and tedious process that takes several weeks before you can get a replacement or refund. With DoNotPay you can file your recall request within minutes without leaving your house. In addition, we work with all companies, vendors, and service providers to ensure you get access to all documents within one platform. Sign up today to get convenience at your fingertips.

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