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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.
Circulation
added Nov 11, 2015 17:02
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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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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.
Healio.com
added Nov 10, 2015 16:05
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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
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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
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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
News-Medical.net
added Oct 10, 2015 13:50
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[Australia] Mum lobbies for anti-smoking drug warning

A Gold Coast mother whose son took his own life while taking the anti-smoking pills Champix is lobbying the federal government to put warning labels on the drug. Timothy Oldham died in 2013, eight days after he started taking the medication. His mother
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:10
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[UK] Study: anti-smoking drug Champix does not raise risk of suicide or depression

Major research on 150,000 people trying to give up smoking found no evidence that the popular anti-smoking drug Champix increases the risks of suicides and depressi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 7, 2015 12:33
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[California] It won’t solve America’s tobacco epidemic

A heavily advertised smoking-cessation drug that's been on the market since 2006 has no discernible effect on decreasing cigarette use among adults, researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine are reporting. The main effect of varenicline, popula
San Diego (CA) Reader
added Aug 18, 2015 15:02
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New prescription smoking-cessation drug not helping smokers quit

The introduction of a new prescription smoking-cessation aid, varenicline, in 2006 has had no significant impact on the rate at which Americans age 18 and older successfully quit smoking, according to a study led by researchers at University of Californi
News-Medical.net
added Aug 18, 2015 09:46
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