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Effects of varenicline on cognitive function in non-smokers with schizophrenia

smoking may improve while tobacco abstinence worsens cognition in SZ. Thus, nAChR-based treatments remediating cognitive deficits are warranted. Varenicline, a nAChR partial agonist, is the most effective smoking cessation medication in SZ, and may have
Schizophrenia research
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smoking Cessation Drug May Boost Cognition in Schizophrenia

The smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer) appears to enhance cognition in nonsmoking individuals with and those without schizophrenia, new research indicates. The results also showed that the drug reduced the cognitive impairment typicall
Medical Tribune
added Mar 17, 2017 16:54
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Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
Law360
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46
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[Asia, Korea - South] Sales of nicotine treatment pill spike in S. Korea

spiked by more than eightfold in South Korea over the past two years...The annual sales of Champix...reached 42 billion won (US$37.02 million) at the end of 2016, compared with 5 billion won recorded in 2014, according to the company and industry sources.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:22
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[California] Drug maker remains defendant in suit brought by inmate claiming psychotic breakdown

A judge ruled Thursday that Pfizer Inc. will remain a defendant for now in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims its anti-smoking medication was a factor in his psychotic breakdown that led him to gouge his eyes out while in jail.
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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Suicide and Chantix: Was There A Connection?

In the last several weeks the FDA has agreed to remove the black box. The agency notes that mental health side effects are still a risk. Health professionals should have taken note that your brother was on Chantix.
The People’s Pharmacy
added Jan 7, 2017 02:39
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[Europe, Ireland] E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers quitting - report

Greater uptake of e-cigarettes by smokers is likely to increase the number of people who successfully give up smoking, according to an independent analysis of health interventions. The “health technology assessment”, published by the Health Information a
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:51
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ARCHIVE: Varenicline, Bupropion Found Safe in Smokers With Psych Disorders

No increase in psychiatric adverse events for drug, patch users versus placebo
MedPage Today
added Dec 17, 2016 15:47
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Chantix, Zyban Lose Boxed Warning on Psych Effects

The FDA said it was persuaded by results from a trial called EAGLES that found that these psychiatric events were no more common with varenicline or bupropion compared with individuals using nicotine patches or placebo to try to quit smoking. The FDA had
MedPage Today
added Dec 17, 2016 15:46
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US drops bold warning from anti-smoking pills Chantix, Zyban

The FDA decision stems from an 8,000-patient study of smokers that found no elevated risk of psychiatric problems among Chantix users who had no prior history of mental illness. European regulators previously removed their own warning from the drug based
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47
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