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FDA Panel: Chantix Boxed Warning Should Stay

Action Points: An FDA advisory committee voted overwhelmingly that varenicline (Chantix), a drug to help people stop smoking, should continue to carry a boxed warning about the risk of severe neuropsychiatric events, with several panel members suggesting
MedPage Today
added Oct 23, 2014 13:06
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[UK] Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit

A combination of counseling and medication greatly increases smokers' chances of quitting, according to new research. The study included 1,560 adult smokers in England who made at least one attempt to quit over six months. About 45 percent used no aids t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:16
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FDA Panel: Chantix Boxed Warning Should Stay

Action Points An FDA advisory committee voted overwhelmingly that varenicline (Chantix), a drug to help people stop smoking, should continue to carry a boxed warning about the risk of severe neuropsychiatric events, with several panel members suggesting i
MedPage Today
added Oct 17, 2014 13:15
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FDA panel votes to keep severe warning on Pfizer anti-smoking drug

Pfizer Inc failed to convince the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove a black box warning on its controversial quit-smoking drug Chantix, with an advisory panel to the agency voting against the removal on Thursday.
Reuters
added Oct 16, 2014 23:39
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FDA Panel: Chantix Boxed Warning Should Stay

An FDA advisory committee voted overwhelmingly that the stop-smoking drug should continue to carry a boxed warning about the risk of severe neuropsychiatric events, with several panel members suggesting it should be strengthened.
MedPage Today
added Oct 16, 2014 17:46
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Pfizer, FDA Square Off on Chantix Psych Risk

The maker of the popular stop-smoking drug varenicline (Chantix), Pfizer, says new data indicate the risk of suicidality and other serious psychiatric events is not as great as once thought, and has applied to the FDA to remove a boxed warning on those ri
MedPage Today
added Oct 16, 2014 16:06
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Health Highlights: Oct. 14, 2014: Pfizer Offers Weak Evidence for Removing Black Box Warning on Chantix: FDA

FDA briefing documents posted online Tuesday said the evidence provided by Pfizer is low quality and there is little precedent for removing a black box warning from a prescription drug, AP reported.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2014 13:54
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[Australia] Heart warning on quit-smoking drug

Australia's drug regulator says 24 heart attacks, five strokes and one mini-stroke have been associated with bupropion, which is also known as Zyban SR and Prexaton. In its most recent medicines safety update, the Therapeutic Goods Administration said i
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:48
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Up in Smoke? Consumer Groups Want Tougher Warnings for Pfizer’s Chantix - Pharmalot

In their petition, the groups cite fresh analyses of studies and side effect reports to argue the pill causes distinct psychiatric side effects – suicidal ideation and behavior, aggression and violence, psychosis, and depression – which should be more cl
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Oct 11, 2014 23:19
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Combined behavioral support and medication offers smokers best chance of quitting

Researchers demonstrate that smoking cessation clinical trial results translate effectively into the "real world," reports Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Numerous randomized clinical trials have shown the effectiveness of the two major forms of smoking cessa
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:12
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