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Health: Study offers hope for stop-smoking drugs

Now Chantix maker Pfizer and Zyban maker GlaxoSmithKline hope the Food and Drug Administration, which ordered them to do the study, will remove the so-called “black box warnings” put on their prescription drugs due to anecdotal patient reports of serious
AP - Associated Press
added May 2, 2016 19:34
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Neuropsychiatric safety and efficacy of varenicline, bupropion, and nicotine patch in smokers with and without psychiatric disorders (EAGLES): a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled clinical trial

The study did not show a significant increase in neuropsychiatric adverse events attributable to varenicline or bupropion relative to nicotine patch or placebo. Varenicline was more effective than placebo, nicotine patch, and bupropion in helping smokers
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:46
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Chantix, Wellbutrin Found Safe in Smokers with Psych Disorders

Smokers with psychiatric disorders who took the stop-smoking drug varenicline (Chantix) or the antidepressant bupropion (Wellbutrin) in an effort to kick the habit were no more likely to experience serious neuropsychiatric side effects than those who use
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2016 14:45
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Debunked: Claims That Chantix And Zyban Smoking Cessation Drugs Boost Risk Of Psychiatric Side Effects

The smoking cessation aids varenicline (Chantix) and bupropion (Zyban) do not show a significant increase in neuropsychiatric adverse events compared to the nicotine patch and a placebo, according to data published in The Lancet. After reports claiming v
Science 2.0
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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Study: No suicide risk for anti-smoking pills Chantix, Zyban

Seven years after U.S. regulators slapped their strictest warning on two popular smoking-cessation medicines citing risks of suicidal behavior, a large international study found no such risk. Now Chantix maker Pfizer and Zyban maker GlaxoSmithKline hope
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2016 22:57
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CHANTIX®/CHAMPIX® (varenicline) Results from the Largest Global Clinical Trial of Smoking Cessation Medicines Published in The Lancet

Authors conclude no significant increase in serious neuropsychiatric adverse events with CHANTIX/CHAMPIX relative to placebo or nicotine patch Smokers treated with CHANTIX/CHAMPIX had significantly higher quit rates than those treated with bupropion, ni
Business Wire
added Apr 23, 2016 22:55
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No Link Between Anti-Smoking Drugs, Mental Health Issues: Study

The anti-smoking drugs Chantix (varenicline) and Wellbutrin (bupropion) don't appear to raise the risk of serious mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts, a new study suggests. "Clinical guidelines recommend that the mos
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 23, 2016 22:38
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[North Carolina] Tobacco leaves may provide production option for flu vaccine

Medicago Inc. also is using its tobacco plant research to develop drugs to combat the Sudan strain of the Ebola virus. It has signed production contracts with the Canadian and U.S. governments. "Preliminary results have shown that Medicago’s technology c
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 16, 2016 09:55
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Cheaper HPV vaccine might come from tobacco

In a pioneering step towards using plants to produce vaccines against cervical cancer and other viruses, UCT researchers have generated synthetic human papillomavirus-derived viral particles called pseudovirions in tobacco plants.
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 15, 2016 22:09
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Orexigen Therapeutics Announces Commercialization and Distributorship Agreement with Valeant Pharmaceuticals for Mysimba® (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl prolonged release) for 18 Central and Eastern European Countries and Turkey

Serious neuropsychiatric reactions have occurred in patients taking bupropion for smoking cessation...Although CONTRAVE is not approved for smoking cessation, observe all patients for neuropsychiatric reactions. Instruct the patient to contact a healthcar
PR Newswire
added Mar 15, 2016 15:31
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