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[Canada] Smoking cessation treatments to be covered by N.B. drug plans

Prescription smoking cessation therapies Champix and Zyban will now be covered under the New Brunswick Prescription Drug Program and the New Brunswick Drug Plan. The two drugs were reviewed through the standard evidenced-based drug review process and re
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 12:12

Efficacy of Varenicline Combined With Nicotine Replacement Therapy vs Varenicline Alone for Smoking Cessation: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Conclusions and Relevance Varenicline in combination with NRT was more effective than varenicline alone at achieving tobacco abstinence at 12 weeks (end of treatment) and at 6 months. Further studies are needed to assess long-term efficacy and safety.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Jul 11, 2014 00:04

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit

Combining two anti-smoking approaches -- the medication Chantix and nicotine patches -- improves the odds you'll quit smoking over the short term, a new industry-funded study suggests. "The combination appears to be safe, although further studies are ne
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 10, 2014 05:19

New strategies help smokers quit when nicotine replacement alone doesn't work

Medications such as varenicline (Chantix) and bupropion (Zyban) can also help. They can help reduce the cravings for a cigarette, and may also make smoking less pleasurable. Two new studies of these medications offer good news to smokers who want to qui
Harvard Health Publications
added Jul 10, 2014 02:09

Combination Treatment With Varenicline and Bupropion in an Adaptive Smoking Cessation Paradigm

Among smokers who did not show a sufficient initial response to prequit nicotine patch treatment, combination treatment with varenicline and bupropion proved more efficacious than varenicline alone for male smokers and for smokers with a high degree of ni
American Journal of Psychiatry
added Jul 6, 2014 17:20

More Evidence Drug Combo Helps Smokers Quit

Results of a new study support combination treatment with varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer Inc) and bupropion for smokers who fail to respond to the nicotine patch. Investigators at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, also found that th
Medical Tribune
added Jul 6, 2014 17:19

Believe It or Not, Big Tobacco May Help Make Anti-Addiction Drugs

What's stranger still is that much of the relevant research into nicotinic compounds comes from Big Tobacco, the makers and marketers of one of the most addictive substances on the planet and the single most preventable cause of death. Researchers even be
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 21, 2014 14:20

Army judges hear convicted killer's anti-smoking drug defense

The 2008 homicide of Rick Bulmer riveted the nation’s top military appeals court Tuesday, as judges weighed the killer’s claims that he’d snapped under the influence of a potent anti-smoking drug called Chantix.
McClatchy Newspapers
added May 15, 2014 13:18

[Georgia] Convicted of murder, soldier blames smoking-cessation drug that Donald Walker also used

What triggered the promising young paratrooper’s homicidal outburst? MacDonald blames Chantix, a smoking-cessation drug used to wean people from their addiction to nicotine. A military jury didn’t buy his story, and in December 2009 he was convicted of
Macon (GA) Telegraph
added May 5, 2014 22:06

[California] Fresno soldier's murder could be pivotal in challenges to anti-smoking drug

Three key questions will confront the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces when it takes up the case: • Did the original trial judge, Army Col. James Pohl, err in refusing to compel Pfizer to fully comply with the wide-ranging subpoena for Chantix
Fresno (CA) Bee
added May 4, 2014 23:23
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