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25 October 2011

Stop-smoking pill better than patches

Smokers who take the stop-smoking pill Chantix to help them quit don't have a higher risk of being hospitalised for depression, compared with nicotine patches.

Smokers who take the stop-smoking pill Chantix to help them quit do not have a higher risk of being hospitalised for psychiatric events such as depression, compared with nicotine patches.

Although investors initially had high hopes for the drug, called Champix in Europe, reports of psychiatric effects have hampered sales growth.

 

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