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Smoking-cessation drug linked to violence

Q: My husband's best friend, another soldier, started taking Chantix on Wednesday to quit smoking. Sometime Sunday evening or early Monday morning, he murdered a 17-year-old recruit and shot himself in the head afterward.
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 28, 2013 19:06
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Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

A new study reveals that two-thirds of middle aged smokers who have been hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction resume smoking within twelve months, despite being treated with bupropion (sold as Zyban), which is prescribed to help
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 5, 2013 10:53
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[Denmark, Tanzania] Smoking leads to false negatives in TB test

A recent study conducted in Tanzania and Denmark found that cigarette smoking caused false negative and indeterminate interferon gamma release assay results for tuberculosis testing.
Vaccine News
added Dec 29, 2012 12:59
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Smoking-cessation rule that binds insurers is not clear to consumers, study finds

"We were taken aback at the extent to which the policies were rife with confusing language, conflicting coverage and gaps in coverage," says Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, an advocacy group that commissioned the study.
Washington Post
added Dec 18, 2012 04:20
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Nicotine addiction: An interview with Dr. Crystal

News-Medical.net
added Jul 3, 2012 14:01
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An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

The Nicotiana benthamiana plant is “a workhorse plant that’s been used for decades in plant research,” say scientists developing a promising new polio vaccine. Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:23
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Researchers warn of hazards of smoking and need for wider use of varenicline to quit

reassure clinicians and their patients that varenicline, whose brand name is Chantix, is a safe and effective way to achieve smoking cessation and that failure to use this drug has caused preventable heart attacks and deaths from cardiovascular disease.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:17
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Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
Law360
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46
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Suicide and Chantix: Was There A Connection?

In the last several weeks the FDA has agreed to remove the black box. The agency notes that mental health side effects are still a risk. Health professionals should have taken note that your brother was on Chantix.
The People’s Pharmacy
added Jan 7, 2017 02:39
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FDA Advisory Committees Recommend to Remove Boxed Warning in Labeling for Pfizer’s Smoking Cessation Therapy, CHANTIX® (varenicline)

reviewed data from EAGLES (Evaluating Adverse Events in a Global Smoking Cessation Study) evaluating the neuropsychiatric safety of CHANTIX® (varenicline). The Committees recommended by a majority vote to remove the boxed warning regarding serious neurops
Business Wire
added Sep 15, 2016 17:52
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