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Varenicline for tobacco-dependence treatment in alcohol-dependent smokers: A randomized controlled trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Varenicline is safe and efficacious for increasing smoking abstinence rates in smokers with alcohol abuse or dependence. Varenicline may decrease alcohol consumption in this population of smokers.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:51
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[Ireland] Giving up smoking? Most effective method makes it three and half times more likely for you to quit

Last year, HIQA published their assessment on best available smoking cessation treatments. This comprehensive document based its recommendations on evidence-based medicine and gives us some guidance on which smoking cessation interventions work best.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:11
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[Asia, Israel] SMOKING-CESSATION AIDS EFFECTIVENESS DWINDLES AFTER 1 YEAR OF PRESCRIPTION

Prescription drugs included in the basket of health services to help smokers kick the habit are only mildly effective a year later they're prescribed, and they also may present annoying and even serious side effects. So says a new Tel Aviv University met
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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Drugs, gums or patches won't increase your chances of quitting

Using prescription drugs or over-the-counter products like gums, mints or patches won't increase your chances of quitting smoking a year later, according to a new study. The US researchers followed two groups of people 2002/03 and 2010/11 and found at t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:56
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Comparative effectiveness of varenicline and nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in older and younger smokers: a prospective cohort in Taiwan

Varenicline did not offer greater effectiveness in achieving abstinence than NRT for smokers 55 or older, whereas it was more effective than NRT in smokers age 25-54. These findings highlighted the need for age-specific approaches for effective tobacco c
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 15:26
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Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

The drug varenicline is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US It significantly increases users' risk of being hospitalized for a heart event The drug also raises their chances or visiting an emergency room Varenicline is linked to neuropsychi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2017 17:52
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Effect of Varenicline Combined With Medical Management on Alcohol Use Disorder With Comorbid Cigarette Smoking

Varenicline with medical management resulted in decreased heavy drinking among men and increased smoking abstinence in the overall sample. Varenicline could be considered to promote improvements in men with these dual behavioral health risks.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:23
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[Canada, Europe, UK, USA] Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

Varenicline, which is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US and Champix in Europe, significantly raises users' chances of being hospitalized or visiting an emergency room for a cardiovascular-related event even if it is taken for the recommen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:14
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Brain Responses to Cigarette-Related and Emotional Images in Smokers During Smoking Cessation: No Effect of Varenicline or Bupropion on the Late Positive Potential

Bupropion and varenicline do not alter electrophysiological responses, as measured by the LPP, to cigarette-related and emotional images. These findings help explain why cigarette-related cues can trigger relapse when smoking cessation medication treatme
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[New Zealand] Achieve Announces Clinical Trial Supply and Cooperation Agreement with the University of Auckland for the Evaluation of Cytisine Compared to Varenicline for Smoking Cessation

. "The use of tobacco products and exposure to tobacco smoke is recognized as the leading preventable cause of death worldwide and additional smoking cessation aids need to be made available."
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:25
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