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Pfizer will ask to remove suicide warning from anti-smoking meds

FDA updated the drug's label Monday to include data from a number of recent studies that found little to no evidence of psychiatric problems or suicidal tendencies in patients taking the twice-a-day tablet. The new labeling represents a victory for Pfizer
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2014 06:32
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Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014

* New Chantix Label Suggests Low Risk of Suicidal Behavior * Replace FDA Commissioner: Anti-Addiction Groups / the letter signed by groups including Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 24, 2014 18:07
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Chantix Plaintiffs Expert Seeks Pfizer Documents ($$)

A plaintiffs expert in the multidistrict litigation over the Chantix antismoking drug has moved to unseal court records in the advance of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration meeting next month to consider whether warnings about suicide risk are warranted
National Law Journal
added Sep 16, 2014 16:17
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Chantix Plaintiffs Expert Seeks Pfizer Documents ($$)

A plaintiffs expert in the multidistrict litigation over the Chantix antismoking drug has moved to unseal court records in the advance of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration meeting next month to consider whether warnings about suicide risk are warranted
Law.com
added Sep 16, 2014 14:01
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Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved

Contrave is a combination of two already-approved drugs, naltrexone and bupropion, in extended-release form. The former is approved to treat alcohol or opioid dependence, while the latter is approved for depression, seasonal affective disorder and as a sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 12, 2014 09:32
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Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic Modeling of the Effect of Varenicline on Nicotine Craving in Adult Smokers

Craving reduction is associated with increased varenicline concentrations. The relatively rapid onset of this effect within 4hr postdose suggests that, smokers may experience some craving relief after acute administration of varenicline.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2014 02:08
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New Drug to Treat Obesity Gains Approval by F.D.A.

Contrave is a combination of two existing generic drugs in an extended-release formulation. One is naltrexone...The other is bupropion, which was approved under the name Wellbutrin to treat depression and under the name Zyban to help people quit smoking.
New York Times
added Sep 11, 2014 11:26
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[Indiana] IPPEL: Tobacco addiction: Tax income trumps health concerns

Many if not most of the patients I can talk into using these e-cigs eventually become tobacco free... I'm waiting to hear that e-cigs are the major cause of global warming. Money talks.
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Sep 3, 2014 12:36
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[Georgia] New murder trial for soldier who claims anti-smoking drug made him psychotic

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces agreed unanimously Wednesday on a retrial for Pfc. George MacDonald, finding that the judge in the original trial failed to advise jurors that "involuntary intoxication" is a valid defense.
Military Times
added Aug 29, 2014 19:57
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New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

nation’s highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix.
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 27, 2014 21:37
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