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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

ADHD Drug's Welcome Benefit: Reducing Risk of Smoking

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a well-known risk factor for cigarette smoking, but can treatment of ADHD in adolescents decrease smoking risk? Yes, said researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the o
Psychiatric News
added Oct 20, 2012 19:38

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Effectiveness of stop-smoking medications: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey

Consistent with evidence from randomized controlled trials, smokers in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and the United States are more likely to succeed in quit attempts if they use varenicline, bupropion or nicotine patch.
added Sep 5, 2012 16:46

Effectiveness of Switching Smoking-Cessation Medications Following Relapse [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings suggest smokers will be more successful if they use a SCM in QAs and vary the SCM they use across time. That smokers can increase their odds of quitting by switching SCMs is an important message that could be communicated to smokers.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 23, 2017 02:51
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