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Will Pfizer's Stop-Smoking Drug Hurt Big Tobacco?

completed its first clinical test of varenicline, the company's smoking-cessation product, on patients who were unable or unwilling to abruptly quit smoking within a month. Results were good for Pfizer, and the drug met its primary and secondary endpoint
Motley Fool
added Jan 31, 2014 00:02
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[Washington] Smoking-cessation drug triggers violent reaction

That night he finally saw what the drug was doing to him, and he broke down and cried. He quit taking it the next day. His kidneys returned to normal within a week, and everything is back to normal. Never again will I take that drug. I almost lost the m
Seattle (WA) Times
added Sep 22, 2013 12:43
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Pharmacological interventions for smoking cessation: an overview and network meta-analysis

NRT, bupropion, varenicline and cytisine have been shown to improve the chances of quitting. Combination NRT and varenicline are equally effective as quitting aids. Nortriptyline also improves the chances of quitting. On current evidence, none of the tre
The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Jun 2, 2013 22:50
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Pfizer CEO Avoids Testifying with Another Chantix Settlement

Just one week before Bedsole’s Chantix lawsuit was scheduled to go to trial on January 23, 2013, Pfizer offered a settlement agreement. Bedsole sued Pfizer claiming that the drug he had used to help him quit smoking actually caused him to have suicidal th
Top Class Actions
added Jan 29, 2013 16:42
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[New York] This Pfizer Stop-Smoking Drug Allegedly Made A Man Fake His Own Death

A lawyer for a Long Island man who faked his own drowning says his client's bizarre behavior could be a reaction to Pfizer's Chantix, the New York Post reported Wednesday.
Business Insider
added Sep 20, 2012 13:10
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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THE DOUBLE-EDGED DRUG Addiction Treatment With a Dark Side

In Demand in Clinics and on the Street, ‘Bupe’ Can Save or Ruin
New York Times
added Nov 16, 2013 18:22
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[UK] VICTORIA MACDONALD: How e-cigarettes can reduce the harm caused by smoking

The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) will publish draft guidance on harm reduction and will evaluate the use of pharmaceutical products, like zyban, that are licensed to help people cut down, behavioural support and counselling,
Channel 4 Television (uk)
added Oct 18, 2012 15:56
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A Comparison of Three Smokeless Tobacco Dependence Measures

► Smokeless tobacco (ST) dependence scales correlate with ST use. ► None of the ST dependence scales were associated with ST abstinence. ► Dependence scale use should be guided by the scale's theoretical construct.
Science Direct
added Jun 24, 2012 11:50
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[Canada] BC smoking cessation program, Pfizer's Champix drug facing questions

Questions are being raised about the research the fired B.C. health workers were involved in, including Christy Clark's highly-touted smoking cessation program and a controversial drug named Champix.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:11
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