Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: smoking cessation drugs

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

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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

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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

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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...

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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”

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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”

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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...