Items Tagged ‘smoking abstinence’

February 2, 2012

Smoking Cessation Med May Also Help Cocaine Dependence

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The partial agonist varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer), which is commonly used as a smoking cessation treatment, may also be effective in treating cocaine dependence, new research suggests…On the other hand, another investigator who has conducted research with the medication, Taylor Hays, MD, from the Mayo Clinic, wrote in an accompanying editorial that “the small absolute risk […]

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Tags: Chantix, cocaine dependence, Pfizer, smoking abstinence, Taylor Hays, varenicline

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