Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: smoking cessation drugs

Coroner Finds Anti-Smoking Drug Contributed to Man’s Suicide

From ABC: A Queensland Coroner has found that the anti-smoking drug Champix played a role in the suicide of a 22-year-old man, Timothy John, who...

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...

Man Found “Not Criminally Responsible” for Shooting Wife While on Chantix

The Washington Post reports that "a Maryland man was found not criminally responsible for shooting his wife in the neck in their home in...

“Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix Linked to Over 500 Suicides: Should It Retain...

The FDA has received reports of over 544 suicides and 1,869 attempted suicides connected to the smoking cessation drug Chantix, according to a new...

“A Skeptical Take on Quit-Smoking Drug Chantix”

Philadelphia Inquirer health writer Marie McCullough reports on severe psychiatric disturbances in people taking Pfizer’s smoking-cessation drug Chantix. Article →

“Woman Can Sue Study Sponsor for Suicide Try”

A woman in Texas attempted suicide while in the active group of a clinical trial for smoking-cassation drugs Chantix and Zyban, both known to...