May 27, 2016
Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights
Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik Wall Street Journal Shoulder Surgery Is the New Testing Ground […]
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February 2, 2012
Smoking Cessation Med May Also Help Cocaine Dependence
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 […]
Tags: Chantix, cocaine dependence, Pfizer, smoking abstinence, Taylor Hays, varenicline