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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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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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Chantix, Wellbutrin Found Safe in Smokers with Psych Disorders

Smokers with psychiatric disorders who took the stop-smoking drug varenicline (Chantix) or the antidepressant bupropion (Wellbutrin) in an effort to kick the habit were no more likely to experience serious neuropsychiatric side effects than those who use
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2016 14:45
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Smoking cessation pill no better than nicotine patches or lozenges

Smoking cessation pills aren’t any better than nicotine patches or lozenges at helping people successfully quit, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers gave more than 1,000 smokers counseling to help them quit and randomly assigned them to receive three mon
Reuters
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
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Varenicline as a Cause of Suicidal Outcomes [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is consistent evidence that varenicline either does not cause increased suicide outcomes, or if it does, the effect is very small. Warnings to consumers and clinicians should reflect, not just the results of postmarketing studies, but the results of
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:16
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FDA keeps boxed warning about suicide on Chantix

is keeping a bold-letter warning on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior and other psychiatric side effects, after reviewing company findings suggesting the drug does not increase those problems. The twice-a-day tablet has carried th
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 10, 2015 11:06
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TSRI Scientists Design Nicotine Vaccine that Provokes Robust Immune Response

“This study provides new hope that one could make a nicotine vaccine that succeeds in clinical trials,” said Kim Janda, the Ely R. Callaway Jr. Professor of Chemistry and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at TSRI. Targeting Nicotine
HealthCanal.com
added Jan 13, 2015 10:10
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