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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

[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

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.
added Nov 10, 2015 16:05

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

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
added Oct 10, 2015 13:50

[Australia] Mum lobbies for anti-smoking drug warning

A Gold Coast mother whose son took his own life while taking the anti-smoking pills Champix is lobbying the federal government to put warning labels on the drug. Timothy Oldham died in 2013, eight days after he started taking the medication. His mother
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:10

New prescription smoking-cessation drug not helping smokers quit

The introduction of a new prescription smoking-cessation aid, varenicline, in 2006 has had no significant impact on the rate at which Americans age 18 and older successfully quit smoking, according to a study led by researchers at University of Californi
added Aug 18, 2015 09:46

Quitting smoking before and after varenicline: a population study based on two representative samples of US smokers

there was no meaningful change in population cessation rate despite a remarkable increase in varenicline use. The population impact of a new therapy is a function of more than efficacy or reach of the therapy.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2015 04:02

[Australia] Champix probe: Queensland coroner reopens investigation into anti-smoking drug's possible link to 22yo man's suicide

The Queensland coroner has reopened an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old Brisbane man who committed suicide just days after starting medication to quit smoking. Timothy Oldham left a box of anti-smoking drug Champix next to his suicide tape
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 3, 2015 13:56

[Bulgaria, USA] Pill that quashes tobacco urge found in plain sight

Stewart is trying to introduce the laburnum-derived drug to the U.S. market. The pill works by interrupting tobacco cravings, much like Pfizer’s top-selling Chantix, but possibly without that drug’s high-profile side effects and at a much lower price. A r
Washington Post
added May 18, 2015 10:58
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