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BRANNON / GOLDMAN: Up in Smoke / How an FDA drug warning harmed the fight against smoking.

In essence, the fear engendered by warnings of a bizarre but likely non-existent side-effect has led thousands of people to continue smoking, a substantial proportion of whom will assuredly become afflicted with emphysema, lung cancer, heart disease, or
Weekly Standard
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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[California] Judge: Man Claiming Anti-Smoking Drug Made Him Gouge Out His Eyes Needs Stronger Case

ruled Thursday that a man who wants to sue the psychiatrist who prescribed him the anti-smoking drug Chantix will have to shore up his case before a lawsuit can move forward. The man, Michael Shabis, maintained the drug Chantix caused him to have a psych
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:48
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Health: Study offers hope for stop-smoking drugs

Now Chantix maker Pfizer and Zyban maker GlaxoSmithKline hope the Food and Drug Administration, which ordered them to do the study, will remove the so-called “black box warnings” put on their prescription drugs due to anecdotal patient reports of serious
AP - Associated Press
added May 2, 2016 19:34
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No Link Between Anti-Smoking Drugs, Mental Health Issues: Study

The anti-smoking drugs Chantix (varenicline) and Wellbutrin (bupropion) don't appear to raise the risk of serious mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts, a new study suggests. "Clinical guidelines recommend that the mos
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 23, 2016 22:38
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[Australia] Anti-smoking drug potential link to suicide

An anti-smoking drug has become the focus of forensic scientists in Victoria, as concerns emerge regarding its potential link to suicide. The decision to look into the drug, commercially known as Champix, came directly from Victorian coroner Jacqui Hawk
Neos Kosmos (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:54
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Medicaid Programs Fall Short When It Comes To Helping Smokers Quit

just 10 percent of Medicaid participants who smoke are getting medication to help them quit, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Health Affairs. That's 830,000 people in 2013. Treatments include over-the-counter remedies like nicotine g
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:17
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[Australia] Victorian Coroner puts quit-smoking drug under spotlight

The Victorian Coroner asked the Institute of Forensic Medicine to begin checking for Champix after connecting the drug to the death of a man who killed himself last year. The Coroner hopes the data collected will help determine if the drug can make peopl
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25
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Smoking-cessation therapy efficacious when initiated in hospital following ACS

Treatment with the smoking-cessation agent varenicline initiated in the hospital after ACS, in conjunction with low-intensity counseling, increased smoking abstinence compared with placebo.
Healio.com
added Nov 10, 2015 16:05
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Varenicline addresses gender gap in smoking cessation rates for women

Ordinarily, women have poorer smoking quit rates than men but a new analysis of data shows that the drug varenicline could tackle this issue.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:33
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Smoking cessation medication 46% effective in women

The most effective prescription drug used to quit smoking initially helps women more than men, according to a Yale School of Medicine study. The study, published Oct. 7 by the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research, found that varenicline, marketed as Cha
News-Medical.net
added Oct 10, 2015 13:50
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