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Pharmacy researcher developing nicotine vaccine, novel drug

A University of Rhode Island researcher in its College of Pharmacy is developing a nicotine vaccine and accompanying drug delivery system that he believes could lead to one of the most effective methods of combating cigarette smoking and other tobacco us
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 18, 2015 14:59

[Canada] Islanders to have more access to medications with 10 new drugs added to the provincial formulary this month

10 new medications are being added to the provincial drug formulary this month to improve treatment and lower the cost... These drugs will benefit more than 200 patients... Smoking cessation therapy: Champix
Government of Prince Edward Island (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 03:05

Varenicline and Suicide: Reconsidered and Reconciled

The FDA responded to these concerns by successively requiring information regarding risk of neuropsychiatric events in the ADVERSE REACTIONS, WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, and finally the BOXED WARNING
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 21, 2015 15:15
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AHA: Stop-Smoking Med Works for ACS Patients in Hospital

Starting varenicline (Chantix) during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) helps smokers quit, at least over the shorter term, the EVITA trial showed.... "We have a substantial number of our ACS patients who are smokers, and we know if we can
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2015 17:01
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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Conclusions—Varenicline, initiated in-hospital following ACS, is efficacious for smoking cessation. Future studies are needed to establish safety in these patients.
added Nov 11, 2015 17:02

Smoking-cessation therapy efficacious when initiated in hospital following ACS

Treatment with the smoking-cessation agent varenicline initiated in the hospital after ACS, in conjunction with low-intensity counseling, increased smoking abstinence compared with placebo.
added Nov 10, 2015 16:05

Ways to help people stop using smokeless tobacco (including chewing tobacco, snuff and snus)

Varenicline, nicotine lozenges and behavioural interventions may help ST users to quit. Confidence in results for nicotine lozenges is limited. Confidence in the size of effect from behavioural interventions is limited because the components of behaviour
The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Nov 30, 2015 09:20

Varenicline addresses gender gap in smoking cessation rates for women

Ordinarily, women have poorer smoking quit rates than men but a new analysis of data shows that the drug varenicline could tackle this issue.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:33

Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men

that Chantix (varenicline) helped women more than men for the first year of treatment. After a year, however, the anti-smoking medication worked equally well for both men and women. "Studies show that women have a harder time quitting smoking than men, e
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2015 17:27

Smoking cessation medication 46% effective in women

The most effective prescription drug used to quit smoking initially helps women more than men, according to a Yale School of Medicine study. The study, published Oct. 7 by the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research, found that varenicline, marketed as Cha
added Oct 10, 2015 13:50
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