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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 (PhysOrg.com)
added May 31, 2013 03:30
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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 (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 27, 2013 16:33
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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
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[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.
Addiction
added Sep 5, 2012 16:46
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Study: Stop-smoking drugs Chantix, Zyban pose no heart risks

Two popular stop-smoking drugs are as safe for the heart as nicotine patches and dummy pills, according to research requested by U.S. and European regulators. The results come from an extension of a big study of Chantix and Zyban that earlier found no in
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2018 21:56
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Pfizer's quit-smoking Chantix fails study in adolescent smokers

Pfizer Inc said on Friday its study to test safety and effectiveness of its anti-smoking treatment Chantix in adolescent smokers failed...did not meet its main goal of the four-week continuous abstinence rate at weeks 9 through 12 for Chantix compared to
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

The drug varenicline is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US It significantly increases users' risk of being hospitalized for a heart event The drug also raises their chances or visiting an emergency room Varenicline is linked to neuropsychi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2017 17:52
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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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[Asia, Korea - South] Sales of nicotine treatment pill spike in S. Korea

spiked by more than eightfold in South Korea over the past two years...The annual sales of Champix...reached 42 billion won (US$37.02 million) at the end of 2016, compared with 5 billion won recorded in 2014, according to the company and industry sources.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:22
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FDA Reviewers Question Chantix/Zyban Safety Study / Inclusion criteria and data collection criticized

"It seems reasonable to conclude that the exact incidence of neuropsychiatric adverse events of significance and perhaps scope of neuropsychiatric adverse events of significance was not accurately captured by the study," FDA reported in a memorandum date
MedPage Today
added Sep 14, 2016 14:12
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