Varenicline (Champix) psychiatric adverse effects: recommendations to patients from Health Canada

Health Canada has issued  an information update about varenicline (Champix), giving some recommendations to patients: Information Update 2009-01 January 6, 2009 For immediate release OTTAWA – Health Canada is reminding Canadians who are taking, or considering taking, the smoking-cessation aid Champix of important safety information for this product. Health Canada is also informing Canadians that […]

Varenicline psychiatric side effects: recommendations from the MHRA

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has issued recommendations about the use of varenicline (Champix) as a smoking cessation drug. Advice for healthcare professionals: • Patients and their family or care-givers should be made aware of the possibility that trying to stop smoking might cause symptoms of depression • Patients who are taking varenicline […]

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