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Varenicline for smoking cessation and reduction in people with severe mental illnesses: systematic review and meta-analysis

Varenicline appears to be significantly more effective than placebo in assisting with smoking cessation and reduction in people with severe mental illness. There appears to be no clear evidence that varenicline was associated with an increased risk of ne
Wiley Online Library
added Aug 15, 2016 13:14

No Clear Winner Seen Among Stop-Smoking Aids in Study

Results of the three approaches did not differ significantly at either six months or a year, the investigators found. At six months, the quit rate was 23 percent for the patch, 24 percent for Chantix, and 27 percent for the combination of patch and lozen
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2016 17:48

[Oregon] Chantix Case in Eugene calls attention to Mental Health Issues

On Nov. 17, 2014 in a courtroom in Eugene, Lamae Stout lost the lawsuit against PeaceHealth; Matthew McLaughlin, the dentist who prescribed Chantix, a drug that helps people quit tobacco; and Eugene Emergency Physicians. A jury found the defendants not g
Eugene (OR) Weekly
added Dec 4, 2014 19:36

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit

Combining two anti-smoking approaches -- the medication Chantix and nicotine patches -- improves the odds you'll quit smoking over the short term, a new industry-funded study suggests. "The combination appears to be safe, although further studies are ne
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 10, 2014 05:19

[UK] Former running champion says anti-smoking drug Chantix made him kill his ex-wife and attempt suicide

Tim Danielson, 65, shot his ex-wife Ming Qi dead in 2011 then tried to gas himself to death Attorneys for Danielson say he was suffering depression at the time of the killing Danielson began taking anti-smoking drug Chantix weeks before Ming Qi's death T
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:39

Big Pharma Comes Under Fire: Misleading NRT Claims Revealed

EcigaretteReviewed has pitted Chantix and NRT against e-cigarettes and in the process has revealed the ugly truth about big pharma's inflated success rates. Quitting smoking is big business. Around 18 percent of American adults smoke, and according to the
PR Newswire
added Oct 21, 2013 15:29

Class-action suit over Pfizer Canada's anti-smoking drug gets go-ahead

The Ontario Superior Court has certified a class-action lawsuit against the Canadian division of Pfizer Inc., makers of the anti-smoking medication Champix, setting the company up to face allegations that it failed to adequately warn users about the drug
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 12, 2013 17:43

[Togo] Molecular imaging finds hurdle for smokers' vaccine

molecular imaging revealed no desirable effect and potentially allowed even more nicotine accumulation in the brain in some cases due to variations in immune response, say neuroscientists at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2013 Ann
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 13, 2013 10:35

Quitting smoking: Licensed medications are effective

Nicotine replacement therapy and other licensed drugs can help people quit smoking, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The study, which is an overview of previous Cochrane reviews, supports the use of the smoking cess
Medical Xpress (
added May 31, 2013 03:30

Varenicline reduces depressive mood, craving and reward value of cigarettes when smokers attempt to quit, study reports

Smokers have a higher probability of quitting smoking and a better overall cessation experience when taking varenicline compared to bupropion and to placebo – unmedicated assisted smoking cessation –according to a study published in the journal JAMA
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 27, 2013 16:33
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