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Quitting Failure and Success With and Without Using Medication: Latent Classes of Abstinence and Adherence to Nicotine Monotherapy, Combination Therapy, and Varenicline

Varenicline and combination nicotine patch and lozenge are less likely to be used as directed and may not increase first-month abstinence better than patch alone when taken adherently.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:15
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Predicting smoking abstinence with biological and self-report measures of adherence to varenicline: Impact on pharmacogenetic trial outcomes

Adherence based on salivary varenicline, rather than on pill counts, is predictive of Week 1 abstinence, irrespective of the biomarker of abstinence assessed, and of long-term abstinence. Direct measures of adherence enhance the ability to assess the imp
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:06
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[California] Judge Rules Pfizer Will Face Trial Over Chantix Impact on Inmate

Shabsis filed his lawsuit in December 2014, alleging that his breakdown occurred "in part or in whole" because he was taking Chantix.
NBC Los Angeles
added Aug 5, 2018 06:22
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[Australia] Family of father-of-three who took his life after taking drug to help him quit smoking calls for the controversial medication to be banned

Jim Leventis, 43, fell into a deep depression after discontinuing the medication / Ex-wife said the drug triggered the decline in his mental health with no warnings / Champix linked to 20 deaths by suicide in Australia in last five years, TGA said / The
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:24
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[California] Suit May Proceed with Man Who Gouged Out His Eyes While in Jail

A judge said today he is inclined to keep Pfizer Inc. as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims its Chantix anti-smoking medication was a factor in a psychotic breakdown that led him to gouge his eyes out while jailed in Los Angeles.
CNSNews
added Jul 12, 2018 16:24
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Goodfellas star Ray Liotta’s new line? A quit-smoking pitch for Pfizer’s Chantix

He’s the first celebrity to appear in the long-running campaign, which features real smokers who kicked the habit. But in this crowd he’s like all the rest. He begins the TV ad speaking to the camera, using the same simple introduction as previous testim
FiercePharma
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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Predictors of Varenicline Adherence Among Cancer Patients Treated for Tobacco Dependence and its Association With Smoking Cessation

Among cancer patients treated for tobacco dependence with varenicline, adherence is associated with smoking cessation. Initial changes in depressed mood and the reinforcing effects of smoking are predictive of adherence.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:36
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E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the habit. Critics of the study say it doesn’t close the case on vaping pro
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Jun 28, 2018 14:59
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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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