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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Pfizer's smoking cessation drug Champix to face generic competitors in Korea

Korea’s Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board recently ruled in favor of 22 local drugmakers which had claimed that their generic copies of Champix -- slightly modified to use Varenicline salicylate instead of Varenicline tartrate as their main in
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:30
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Study: No Heart Risk with Smoking-Cessation Meds

In a large, head-to-head comparison trial of major smoking-cessation therapies, use of the medications was not associated with an increased risk for heart attack or stroke, researchers reported. The incidence of major cardiovascular events was low over
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2018 16:27
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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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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments — United States, 2015–2017

State Medicaid programs can help Medicaid enrollees quit smoking by covering all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing barriers that make it difficult for enrollees to access these treatments, and promoting covered treatments to increase their us
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:24
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[UK] NICE Guidance Lifestyle and wellbeing Smoking and tobacco Stop smoking interventions and services

These recommendations are for commissioners and providers of stop smoking support...For people who smoke and who are using, or are interested in using, a nicotine-containing e‑cigarette on general sale to quit smoking, explain that: although these produ
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:58
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[Canada] Smoking abstinence 1 year after acute coronary syndrome: follow-up from a randomized controlled trial of varenicline in patients admitted to hospital

Varenicline was efficacious for smoking cessation in this high-risk patient population. However, 60% of patients who received treatment with varenicline still returned to smoking.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:02
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[Canada] Tackling smoking cessation systematically among inpatients with heart disease ($$)

Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:01
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[Canada] Smoking in patients with heart attack reduced with varenicline

In patients who have had a heart attack, the drug varenicline significantly reduced smoking during the following year, found a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) . Patients who smoke after an acute coron
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 26, 2018 13:58
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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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Policies Affecting Medicaid Beneficiaries’ Smoking Cessation Behaviors

Covering cessation counseling may encourage smokers that want to quit to use this service. Promoting the use of cessation medications may improve the likelihood that smokers try to quit. Medicaid coverage of cessation services is an important but incompl
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 8, 2018 23:08
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