Up in Smoke: Speculative Claims about Smoking Cessation Drug


From HealthNewsReview: A recent news release from Florida Atlantic University has urged wider use of Chantix, a prescription medication for smoking cessation. The release made speculative claims about the drug and failed to adequately explain the potential adverse effects of its use.

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  1. One thing is certain … everyone who committed suicide while taking or withdrawing from Chantix no longer have a smoking problem.

    I’m a veteran of this nasty drug. Didn’t work. Only thing that worked was going cold-turkey, which, incidentally, has the highest long-term quit statistics of any method. The medication-assist groups rely on short-term studies for their success statistics. But their long-term (1-5-10 years) rates are shite.