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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

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

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
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17

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

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

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
added Jan 13, 2015 10:10

Health Highlights: Oct. 14, 2014: Pfizer Offers Weak Evidence for Removing Black Box Warning on Chantix: FDA

FDA briefing documents posted online Tuesday said the evidence provided by Pfizer is low quality and there is little precedent for removing a black box warning from a prescription drug, AP reported.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2014 13:54

Pfizer will ask to remove suicide warning from anti-smoking meds

FDA updated the drug's label Monday to include data from a number of recent studies that found little to no evidence of psychiatric problems or suicidal tendencies in patients taking the twice-a-day tablet. The new labeling represents a victory for Pfizer
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2014 06:32

Class-Action Suit Against Pfizer Over Anti-Smoking Drug Champix Will Proceed

PharmaLive (Engel Publishing Partners)
added Jul 30, 2013 04:30

[Canada] B.C. health ministry shut down drug review, leaked email says

The order to shut down a review came on the same day an Ontario court had certified a class action against Pfizer Canada, Champix's manufacturer, alleging the drug led to psychological side effects as severe as potential suicide. The claims have not been
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 12:30
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