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Ways to help people stop using smokeless tobacco (including chewing tobacco, snuff and snus)

Varenicline, nicotine lozenges and behavioural interventions may help ST users to quit. Confidence in results for nicotine lozenges is limited. Confidence in the size of effect from behavioural interventions is limited because the components of behaviour
The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Nov 30, 2015 09:20

SIEGEL: Why are Anti-Smoking Groups Recommending a Smoking Cessation Drug That Has Been Linked to Hundreds of Sudden Deaths?

if e-cigarettes were linked - by anecdotal reports - to sudden deaths, even without definitive evidence of a clear causal connection, anti-smoking groups would not be recommending the use of this smoking cessation device. But under precisely the same cond
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:20

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

FDA Reviews Psychiatric Side Effects of Chantix

it will convene a public meeting in October to review the risks of psychiatric and behavioral side effects with Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix. The agency said in a federal notice it will convene its panel of psychiatric drug experts to discuss the p
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 28, 2014 06:42

Russian scientists working on anti-smoking vaccine

Russian scientists are currently working on the first ever vaccine which could help quit smoking; it may be available in pharmacies in as early as five years. Dmitry Ovchinnikov, Deputy Director General of the company developing the drug, Selecta RUS conf
TASS (ru)
added Sep 12, 2013 12:16

[Canada] Vaughn Palmer: Leaked email about Liberals’ ‘political’ drug policy leaves a lingering smell

As to what it all means — who gave the orders, why the review was shut down, what was political about it — that was left hanging by the health minister. But at the very least, he and his colleagues have some explaining to do.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 12:32

Cytos to Regain Rights to Smoking Cessation Vaccine

Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (SIX:CYTN) today announced that Novartis will discontinue the NIC002 project, which is a therapeutic vaccine candidate for the treatment of nicotine addiction.
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2013 14:30

Chantix May Up Heart Risk, FDA Warns

A meta-analysis ordered by the agency and conducted by drugmaker Pfizer found a higher occurrence of major adverse cardiovascular events -- including death, MI, and stroke -- with the drug than with placebo.
MedPage Today
added Dec 12, 2012 18:08

Now, innovative vaccine to help smokers kick the butt

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have developed and successfully tested in mice an innovative vaccine that blocks addictive nicotine chemicals from reaching the brain.
ANI (in)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:16

Smoking Cessation: The Urgent Need for Increased Utilization of Varenicline

the existing totality of evidence suggests an urgent need to increase utilization of varenicline among the general population, as well as those with serious mental illness, to achieve smoking cessation among those attempting to quit. The relevant consider
American Journal of Medicine
added Mar 28, 2017 12:21
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